A Technical Seminar on preventive strategies to enhance social security coverage for vulnerable population groups, organized by the ISSA Liaison Office for North and Central America, will be held in San José, Costa Rica, Costa Rica, 25 to 26 August 2011, on the invitation of the Social Insurance Fund of Costa Rica.
The Seminar will analyse social security coverage vulnerable population groups such as the elderly population, the dísabled, migrant populations and ethnic minorities. The objective of the event is to strengthen the exchange of experience and good practices among ISSA member institutions in the North and Central America region, as well as with other international bodies. The seminar will aim to analyse successful programmes and projects developed in order to enhance social security coverage for unprotected groups, as well as strategies for their implementation.
The seminar is aimed particularly at government officials and personnel working in the field of social security benefits and services, and health-care experts from ISSA member organizations in the region.