ISSA Academy | ASIA

ISSA Academy workshop: Actuarial Work for Social Security

26–28 March 2019 | New DelhiIndia

ISSA Academy | ASIA

ISSA Academy workshop: Actuarial Work for Social Security

26–28 March 2019 | New DelhiIndia

Are you undertaking or supervising actuarial work in relation to the valuation of systems, determination of benefits, investment and risk management or reform of schemes? To exchange experiences and solutions on these important issues, join this ISSA Academy workshop and tap into the expertise of the ISSA and its member organizations.

Guidelines: ISSA-ILO Guidelines on Actuarial Work for Social Security.

Region: Open primarily to ISSA member organizations in Asia and the Pacific.

Language: English.

What are the goals of the workshop?
Using the ISSA-ILO Guidelines on Actuarial Work for Social Security and under the supervision of an accredited expert, this workshop provides practical assistance to improve accuracy, consistency and reporting of actuarial work. It offers insights on how to carry out actuarial work appropriately including choice of method and assumptions, calculations, peer review and reporting.

The participants will exchange knowledge and experiences during the three days of the workshop. Together with colleagues from different institutions and countries, you will explore solutions and strategies.

This workshop aims to promote good practice in relation to actuarial work, to provide guidance for the procedures carried out by actuaries in their work and to support institutions in their governance procedures relating to actuarial work.

Who can participate?
This workshop provides practical hands-on support for social security professionals undertaking or reviewing actuarial work for social security schemes from ISSA member institutions.

How can you participate?
When you register, you will be asked to fill out the online form “Issues to be addressed”. In this form, you are asked to write down the challenges you and your organization are facing related to actuarial work. The content of the workshop will be shaped by the issues the participants provide.

During the workshop, the participants will develop key takeaway messages together with possible strategies. This approach enables the participants to develop ideas and measures to respond to the challenges outlined in their “Issues to be addressed” form.

Each member organization may send no more than two participants to the workshop. A workshop needs a minimum of 12 participants and will accommodate no more than 18 participants.


Costs for travel, accommodation and meals are to be covered by your institution.

ISSA Guidelines on Actuarial Work for Social Security

The ISSA-ILO Guidelines on Actuarial Work for Social Security are written for actuaries and other social security professionals undertaking actuarial work for social security schemes, as well as social security institutions, policy-makers and other stakeholders overseeing or reviewing actuarial work. The objectives of these Guidelines are to provide guidance to these different stakeholders in their work as it relates to the planning, management, financing and provision of social security benefits. The guidelines are structured to provide a list of issues to consider and recommendations in the carrying out of these duties. These duties will vary according to the stakeholder concerned and may include performing actuarial calculations, providing or formulating policy advice, supervision, reporting, management and communication.

The ISSA Academy

The ISSA Academy offers the member institutions capacity building and development opportunities for their professionals based on the ISSA Guidelines.

The ISSA Academy aims to improve and innovate the performance of the member institutions by using the ISSA Guidelines as references to benchmark their systems, methods and practices.

The ISSA Academy consists of workshops, diploma training courses and tailor-made courses, all based on the ISSA Guidelines.