News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

Published:
11 September 2019
Type:
News
Region:
Southern Cone of Americas
Topic:
Actuarial
Guideline:
Actuarial Work for Social Security

The ISSA Academy Workshop on Actuarial Work took place from 14 to 16 August 2019 at the Center for Studies of the Social Insurance Bank (BPS) of Uruguay. The workshop was based on the ISSA-ILO Guidelines on Actuarial Work for Social Security, which provide guidance to actuaries, trained social

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:
5 July 2018
Type:
News
Region:
Southern Cone of Americas
Office:
ISSA Liaison Office for the Southern Cone of the Americas
Topic:
Governance and administration

Authorities from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay discussed the features and scope of social credit programmes in their respective countries.

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