15th ISSA Forum for Technical Commissions

15–29 June 2021 | Virtual

15th ISSA Forum for Technical Commissions

15–29 June 2021 | Virtual

The 15th ISSA Forum for Technical Commissions will take place from 15 to 29 June 2021 virtually. During these two weeks, participants will have the opportunity to attend the sessions that are of relevance for them or for their Technical Commission (TC).

The sessions will include:

  • a kick-off/individual opening meeting with their TCs (max. 1 hour)*
  • one or more cross-cutting sessions (max. 2 hours per session)*
  • an individual TC meeting (2 hours)*
  • the closing plenary session on 29 June (held twice to accommodate the wide range of time zones)**

The Forum is open to the Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons of the ISSA Technical Commissions and their advisers. The working languages will be English, French, German and Spanish. Simultaneous interpretation will be based on linguistic requirements for each session and may also include Chinese and Russian in the plenary sessions.

Overview of the TC meetings

Date
Session
Duration
Platform
Notes
15⁠–⁠16 June TC Forum kick-off*
Opening, welcome and introduction to the TC Forum as part of individual TC meetings
60 min (max.) ISSA website via myISSA login (or via Zoom)
17–22 June Cross-cutting projects*
Presentations by various TCs on relevant social security topics
120 min (each) Zoom
23–25 June Individual TC meetings*
Discussion of TC projects and the work plan
120 min Zoom
29 June Closing session (Plenary)**
Presentation and updates of ISSA activities and TC work plans
120 min Webcast via myISSA login (ww1.issa.int)

Session 1
09:00–11:00°

Session 2
16:00–18:00°

Two sessions
will be held to accommodate the wide range of time zones. 

°Times are indicated in UTC/GMT +2 or CEST (Geneva time)

* upon invitation by the TC coordinator
**registration links for the closing session will be provided by the ISSA General Secretariat