Training course: ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

10-14 juin 2019 | TurinItaly

The ISSA Academy diploma programme aims to enable ISSA members to gain a better understanding of the ISSA Guidelines and the use of the guidelines in improving coverage extension for their social security institutions.

Training institution: International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization

Training venue: ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin, Italy

Training course topic: ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

Region: Open to ISSA member organizations in all regions

Language: English


The ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Extending Coverage offer practical guidance for member institutions to improve access to contributory social security programmes particularly for population groups that are difficult to cover.

The training consists of an in-depth analysis and understanding of the Guidelines and will give relevant examples to highlight the practical use of the Guidelines. Subjects covered include creating an enabling environment, adapting the communication to difficult-to-cover groups, developing an effective registration system, identifying solutions to contribution collection and service delivery.

Who can participate?

The training course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions. In particular, participants should hold positions directly related to the design and implementation of administrative solutions for extending coverage of social security systems.

How many people can participate?

Each training course has places for up to 25 participants from ISSA member institutions.

How to apply for the training course

Please contact the training institution to apply for this training course.

Mr Charles Crevier
Programme Manager

Tel: +39 011 6936 524


Applicants should complete the online form no later than 10 June 2019, supported by a letter from their sponsoring institution, indicating to assume the costs of the participant.

Cost of participation

The cost of participating in this course is Euro 2.250 (Euro 1.615 for tuition fees and Euro 635 for subsistence), excluding international air travel and airport transfers. This is payable in advance by the participant’s sponsoring organization. This covers tuition fees; the use of training facilities and support services; training materials and books; accommodation and full board at the Centre’s campus; emergency medical care and insurance.

The diploma training programme

The ISSA Academy diploma programme offers high-level training on the ISSA Guidelines for social security professionals. Each training course combines on-line assignments and on-site training on a specific set of ISSA Guidelines. The training courses are provided by members of the ISSA Training Consortium.