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News

Published:
23 November 2023
Type:
News
Region:
North Africa
Arab Countries
Topic:
Technological transition
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes

The Liaison Office for North Africa and the Liaison Office for Arab Countries came together to organize a technical seminar on social security reforms, which resulted in rich discussions and exchanges of experiences between member institutions covered by these offices.

Published:
26 October 2023
Type:
News
Region:
West Africa
Topic:
Technological transition
Extension of coverage

The International Social Security Association’s (ISSA) Liaison Office for West Africa has been transferred to Ghana. The opening ceremony was accompanied by a technical seminar on digitalization to extend social security coverage.

Published:
31 May 2023
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
ISSA institution

During the Regional Social Security Forum for Africa (RSSF Africa), Certificates of Excellence were awarded to social security institutions from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Morocco and Zambia.

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:
17 May 2023
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Continuity and resilience
Governance and administration
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes

The International Social Security Association’s (ISSA) has launched its new report Social security developments and trends – Africa 2023, which spotlights innovations and practices that contribute to expanding and improving social security in the region.