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:
21 November 2023
Type:
News
Region:
South East Asia
Topic:
ISSA institution

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) and ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MoU), which will mark a significant milestone in the joint pursuit of inclusive, adequate, and sustainable social protection systems in the ASEAN region. The

Published:
30 October 2023
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Prevention of occupational risks
Commission: / Section
Section on Education and Training for Prevention

Representatives of the Section of ISSA on Education and Training for prevention joined fellow Vision Zero colleagues and supporters at the A+A Congress in Dusseldorf, engaging with the European Network Education and Training in Occupational Safety and Health (ENETOSH) to explore alignment and

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:
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:
27 September 2023
Type:
News
Topic:
Innovation capacity
Technological transition
Extension of coverage
ISSA institution

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.

Published:
21 September 2023
Type:
News
Region:
French-speaking Countries
Topic:
Innovation capacity
Human resource management
ISSA institution

The new international Master’s in social security has kicked off, 15 managers from nine social security institutions in eight countries participating in the first programme.

Published:
19 September 2023
Type:
News
Region:
Americas
Topic:
Innovation capacity
Continuity and resilience
ISSA institution

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.

Published:
5 September 2023
Type:
News
Region:
Americas
Topic:
Health
E-services
Extension of coverage
COVID-19
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension
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”.

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.