News and analysis

News and analysis

Published:
11 February 2020
Type:
News
Region:
Asia and Pacific
Office:
ISSA Focal Point for the Pacific Island Countries
Topic:
ISSA institution

On 30 January 2020, a formal ceremony in Suva, the capital of Fiji, marked the official opening of the Focal Point for the Pacific Island Countries of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). As host of the Focal Point Office, the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) will support the

Published:
2 October 2018
Type:
News
Region:
Asia and Pacific
Topic:
Health
Extension of coverage

Social security professionals have identified the priority challenges for social security in Asia and the Pacific. Key issues relate to closing the coverage gap, meeting health and long-term care needs and the technological transition. These and other challenges require strategic and often

Published:
1 August 2018
Type:
News
Region:
Eurasia
Office:
ISSA Liaison Office for Eurasia
Topic:
ISSA institution

While universal social security has existed for a long time in the Eurasia region, its countries now face some difficult decisions in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of schemes and prevent the shrinking of coverage due to growing informal employment. The ISSA is working with its members

Published:
22 May 2018
Type:
News
Region:
Asia and Pacific
Topic:
ISSA institution

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is inviting its 56 members from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the competition for the Good Practice Award for the region. The award and certificates of merit will be among the highpoints at the Regional Social Security Forum in Kuala