News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

News and analysis

Published:
5 March 2021
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Gender inequalities

On 8 March, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) celebrates International Women’s Day through interviews with women that play a central role in our global quest to deliver excellence in social security. The focus of the interviews is on the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality and

Published:
5 March 2021
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Gender inequalities

On 8 March, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) celebrates International Women’s Day through interviews with women that play a central role in our global quest to deliver excellence in social security. The focus of the interviews is on the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality and

Published:
5 March 2021
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Gender inequalities

On 8 March, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) celebrates International Women’s Day through interviews with women that play a central role in our global quest to deliver excellence in social security. The focus of the interviews is on the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality and

Published:
5 March 2021
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Gender inequalities

On 8 March, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) celebrates International Women’s Day through interviews with women that play a central role in our global quest to deliver excellence in social security. The focus of the interviews is on the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality and

Published:
5 March 2021
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Gender inequalities

On 8 March, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) celebrates International Women’s Day through interviews with women that play a central role in our global quest to deliver excellence in social security. The focus of the interviews is on the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality and

Published:
19 February 2021
Type:
Analysis
Topic:
Governance and administration
Social policies & programmes
COVID-19

Social protection systems have been one of the most effective instruments to mitigate the social, economic and health impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Governments worldwide moved swiftly to extend and adapt existing schemes and create new benefits to protect employment, prevent poverty and facilitate

Published:
11 December 2020
Type:
Analysis
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Employment policies
Occupational accidents and diseases
Investment
Social policies & programmes

Originally aimed at safeguarding the value of financial assets and ensuring the financial viability and long-term sustainability of pension schemes, investing social security reserve funds has surged to become a core business process in social security administration. At the onset, investment

Published:
10 December 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Difficult-to-cover groups
Bilateral agreements
Policy Analysis

A new article published by the International Social Security Review offers a fascinating analysis of the implementation challenges for seafarers’ social security protection. With national economies increasingly reliant upon global supply chains and an international supply of labour, this article

Published:
4 November 2020
Type:
Analysis
Region:
Americas
Topic:
Health
Medical care
Maternity
Service quality
Social policies & programmes
Gender inequalities

Building fairer and more inclusive societies requires reversing the root causes of gender inequality. Access to social security is an important step in this regard, as it promotes the economic empowerment of women. Importantly, social security systems must be designed and delivered in a gender