Published:
15 October 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Survivors
Service delivery
Commission: / Section
Old-age

Following its 2020-2023 work plan, the Technical Commission on Old-age, Invalidity and Survivors' Insurance is working on issues such as: the link between life expectancy and age of retirement, the consequences of migrations on social security pension schemes, the resilience of pensions services in

Published:
13 October 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
E-services
Contribution collection and compliance

The Social Insurance Institute – National Social Insurance Fund (IPS–CNPS) of Côte d’Ivoire won the ISSA Good Practice Award for Africa 2020 for developing an app for employers’ social security contributions. The award was announced during the Virtual Social Security Forum for Africa, which took

Published:
6 October 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Prevention of occupational risks

Over 200 speakers from over 40 countries, and 2000 participants representing international organizations, governments, social security organisations, employers and workers’ organizations, academia and occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals called for a global Vision Zero approach to

Published:
5 October 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Governance and administration
Extension of coverage
Population ageing
Social policies & programmes
COVID-19

A new ISSA report explains how innovation in social security has facilitated successful emergency responses to the pandemic while also maintaining and improving service delivery.

Published:
4 October 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
ISSA institution

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) today celebrates its 94th anniversary. Since its beginning in 1927 in Brussels, the ISSA has grown from 17 organizations in Europe to a global association present in 159 countries with over 300 member institutions.

Published:
28 September 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Extension of coverage

Africa is the region with the lowest social security coverage rates. Efforts are underway to extend coverage to all workers covered neither by contributory nor by non-contributory social protection. Innovations by social security institutions prove to be instrumental in reaching out to these workers

Published:
21 September 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Governance and administration
Information and communication technology
Service quality

Improved service quality is a key priority for social security organizations in Africa. To this end, strategic management and the digital transformation of social security organizations facilitates enhanced customer services and the greater efficiency of internal processes.