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Published:
19 October 2023
Type:
News
Office:
BRICS
Topic:
Extension of coverage

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) contributed to the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting in Durban, South Africa on 28–29 September 2023. The Ministers have made social protection one of their four priority topics.

Published:
5 September 2023
Type:
News
Region:
Americas
Topic:
Business process
Technological transition
Extension of coverage
COVID-19
Guideline:
Good Governance
Service Quality
Information and Communication Technology

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. 

Published:
21 July 2023
Type:
News
Region:
International
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Financing
Platform workers

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

Published:
31 May 2023
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Innovation capacity
Extension of coverage
ISSA institution

With over 500 registered participants, the Regional Social Security Forum for Africa (RSSF Africa) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire became the most attended for this region. Important discussions took place, along with the sharing of best practices and examples of innovation. The knowledge shared will

Published:
17 May 2023
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Children
Cash transfers
ISSA institution
Guideline:
Good Governance
Service Quality
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

The ISSA Good Practice Award for Africa 2023 has been awarded to the Department of Social Development in South Africa for the Child Support Grant and its role in the gradual extension of social security coverage to vulnerable children.

Published:
19 July 2022
Type:
News
Office:
BRICS
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Financing

In the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting on 14 July 2022, President Joachim Breuer of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) stressed the importance of social security in times of economic instability. In addition, the ISSA contributed to discussions on labour and social

Published:
28 June 2022
Type:
News
Topic:
ISSA institution

In connection with the International Labour Conference (ILC), the International Social Security Association (ISSA) held important meetings with visitors from many organizations. The guests included ministers and leaders of social security institutions.

Published:
17 March 2022
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Governance and administration
Service quality
Guideline:
Good Governance
Service Quality

Virginia Lenore Petersen shares her experiences as a trainer on the ISSA e-learning courses on Good Governance and on Service Quality, organized by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO) in 2021.

Published:
19 July 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Migration
Bilateral agreements
Platform workers

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) contributed to the seventh BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting on 15 July 2021. This marks a decade of ISSA support to the BRICS cooperation on social security.  The meeting was an opportunity for the BRICS countries to discuss