The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has celebrated the opening of its Liaison Office for East Africa in Kampala, Uganda. A technical seminar on digitization and innovation to extend coverage was organized at the same time.
Over 460 social security leaders, experts and professionals gathered for the Regional Social Security Forum for the America (RSSF Americas) in San José, Costa Rica. The knowledge shared and discussions held there will help bring improvements in social security on the continent in the years to come.
Continuity and Resilience of Social Security Services and Systems
The first ever Special Distinction for Innovation in the Good Practice Award for the Americas competition was awarded to the Salvadoran Social Security Institute (Instituto Salvadoreño del Seguro Social – ISSS) for the good practice “Dr ISSS online: A new telemedicine care model”.
DATAPREV – Social Security Information and Technology Enterprise from Brazil has been awarded the Good Practice Award for the Americas 2023 for its “Emergency Aid” during the COVID-19 pandemic, which reached 118 million people.
In connection with the Regional Social Security Forum for the Americas, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) has published a report on how social security is developing in the region. Digitalization, resilience and a life-course approach to social security are some key elements.
When the G20 Ministers of Labour and Employment met in Indore, India on 21 July, social protection for platform workers, global skill gaps and financing of social security were at the centre of attention. The International Social Security Association (ISSA) contributed as a knowledge partner to the
The Bureau of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) has elected Isabelle Sancerni from France as the Association’s Vice-President for the period 2023–2025. It also established a working group to look at constitutional amendments to make the ISSA governance more resilient and efficient