The ISSA has entered an agreement with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to support social security institutions enhance their capacities in the area of information and communications technologies (ICT) and in particular on cybersecurity.
The 4th BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEMM) took place from 2 to 3 August 2018 in Durban, South Africa, coinciding with the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela, the first democratically elected President of South Africa.
While universal social security has existed for a long time in the Eurasia region, its countries now face some difficult decisions in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of schemes and prevent the shrinking of coverage due to growing informal employment. The ISSA is working with its members
Inequalities across the life course impact the access to social security and therefore on the level of benefits. Women are particularly affected by these inequalities. During its recent European seminar on this issue, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and its members discussed
In his address to the International Labour Conference on 6 June, ISSA Secretary General Hans-Horst Konkolewsky emphasised the importance of gender mainstreaming in social security. He expressed full support to the ILO’s push for gender equality from the ISSA and its global membership.
The world of work is changing rapidly, with platform workers, non-standard contracts and self-employment becoming more and more common. This presents a challenge to social security systems to guarantee effective access to all branches of social security for all kinds of workers, without
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is inviting its 56 members from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the competition for the Good Practice Award for the region. The award and certificates of merit will be among the highpoints at the Regional Social Security Forum in Kuala
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has been invited to contribute to the OECD Ministerial meeting and Policy Forum on Social Policy in Canada on 14-15 May 2018. The ISSA’s President, Dr Joachim Breuer, will speak on the issue of how to close coverage gaps in social protection.