Published:
29 October 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Europe
Topic:
Digital economy
Extension of coverage

The final issue of 2021 of the International Social Security Review is now available online via My ISSA. The content of this special double issue, Social protection for digital platform workers in Europe, talks to current debates on social security coverage in a context of evolving labour markets

Published:
5 October 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Governance and administration
Extension of coverage
Population ageing
Social policies & programmes
COVID-19

A new ISSA report explains how innovation in social security has facilitated successful emergency responses to the pandemic while also maintaining and improving service delivery.

Published:
28 September 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Extension of coverage

Africa is the region with the lowest social security coverage rates. Efforts are underway to extend coverage to all workers covered neither by contributory nor by non-contributory social protection. Innovations by social security institutions prove to be instrumental in reaching out to these workers

Published:
19 July 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Digital economy
Extension of coverage
Migration
Bilateral agreements

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) contributed to the seventh BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting on 15 July 2021. This marks a decade of ISSA support to the BRICS cooperation on social security.  The meeting was an opportunity for the BRICS countries to discuss

Published:
13 July 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Governance and administration
Extension of coverage
Shocks & extreme events

Social protection was high on the agenda of the G20 Employment and Labour Ministers meeting on 22 June. The International Social Security Association (ISSA) contributed to the ministerial discussions, alongside other international organizations. The need to strengthen institutional capacities was

Published:
24 June 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Technological transition
Extension of coverage
Difficult-to-cover groups
Service delivery

On 17 June, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) participated in the launch of a study on digital transformation of social insurance administration and services in China. The ISSA is a contributor to this project, which is led by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the

Published:
18 December 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Migration
Bilateral agreements
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 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