Cash sickness benefit schemes have historically been among the first social security measures put in place. As the coronavirus crisis unfolds, such schemes are receiving renewed attention, and governments are expanding them significantly.
In response to the new challenges emerging from aging populations, changing family structures, new technologies and the evolving labour market, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) is creating a new Special Workgroup on Rehabilitation.
As we mark the World Day of Social Justice on 20 February, the United Nations remind us that “Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations.” On this important point, the international community speaks with one voice, and focus is now on
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
On 18 October 2019, Prof. Dr Joachim Breuer was re-elected for a second three-year term as President of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). His ambition is to further strengthen ISSA’s membership and international position.
Last week’s World Social Security Forum (WSSF) in Brussels, Belgium was the largest ever in terms of participation, networking, sharing, learning, and visibility for the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and its members.
On the closing day of the World Social Security Forum (WSSF), the International Social Security Association (ISSA) presented its Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Security to the Government of Rwanda.
In 1927, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) was created under the auspices of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Today, the two organizations celebrate their long-lasting partnership and are discussing the steps towards achieving universal social protection by 2030.
In his speech at the 108th International Labour Conference (ILC), the Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) emphasized the Association’s strong partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and their joint efforts to achieve social protection for
Universal health coverage and social protection are key pillars to eradicate poverty and inequality, objectives that cut across all dimensions of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda. Social security institutions play a key role in reaching this objective.