News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

Published:
18 December 2020
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Migration
Bilateral agreement
COVID-19
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

As we mark International Migrants Day on 18 December, we put attention on how the COVID-19 pandemic has put a heavy toll on migrant workers around the globe. A recent report by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) outlined how

Published:
10 November 2020
Region:
Americas
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Difficult to cover group
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

Article 22 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stipulates that everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security. However, the realization of the human right to social security remains a declaration of intent rather than an enforceable right for a significant share of the

Published:
13 February 2019
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

In view of the global ambition to reach universal social protection, it is crucial to strengthen the coverage and support for rural populations. To this end, the ISSA and the IFAD have agreed to join forces to extend and promote social security in rural areas.

Published:
12 February 2019
Topic:
Social Protection Floor
Social Policies & Programmes
ISSA institution
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the Member States of the United Nations have agreed to work towards universal social protection by 2030. The ISSA has committed to the Global Partnership for Universal Social Protection, and will contribute to this objective by working with its member

Published:
17 October 2018
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Social Policies & Programmes
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The theme for this year’s day is: Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.