ISSA Webinar: Applying behavioural insights in addressing error, evasion and fraud

3 March 2021 | Virtual

ISSA Webinar: Applying behavioural insights in addressing error, evasion and fraud

3 March 2021 | Virtual

Published:
4 February 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Governance and administration
Human resource management
Innovation capacity
Information and communication technology
Technological transition
Communication
Behavioural insights

On 28 January 2021, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) drew a record participation to the ISSA Virtual Symposium on Leadership in Social Security, with 765 registered participants from 165 institutions in 101 countries. The presentations and discussions demonstrated the crucial

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Published:
22 January 2021
Type:

Analysis

Topic:
Human resource management
Innovation capacity
Information and communication technology
Technological transition
COVID-19

At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, the immediate response of governments has been massive in both scale and coverage, to cushion the health, social and economic impacts of the pandemic. A raft of emergency measures were urgently implemented including ad hoc income transfers and unemployment benefits, targeted subsidies, free COVID-19 tests, subsidized health care and other support programmes. In many countries, governments have relied on social security institutions to distribute these subsidies and benefits, including to the most vulnerable groups especially low-income earners, informal sector workers, women, migrants and the youth.