Published:
2 December 2020
Region:
Americas
Topic:
Pensions
Unemployment
Difficult to cover group
Social assistance
COVID-19

Across the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing gaps in social security coverage. The crisis' impact is particularly severe in low- and middle-income countries where many workers, especially those in the informal sector, have no access to any form of social protection. The crisis prompted

Published:
24 April 2020
Topic:
Family benefits
Social assistance
Social Policies & Programmes
Shocks & extreme events
COVID-19

Families and children are among the population groups heavily affected by the COVID-19 crisis, and social security systems have responded rapidly to meet their specific needs.

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:
19 October 2018
Topic:
Case management
Commission: / Section
Information and Communication Technology

Death data is of crucial importance to avoid what, in administrative terms, may be referred to as the “living dead” and the “dead living”. The first group are people who have died but are registered as being alive in national records. The second group includes people who are incorrectly or falsely