Published:
20 April 2021
Type:
Opinion
Region:
Caribbean
Topic:
ISSA institution

The ISSA Focal Point for the English-speaking Caribbean countries was launched in March 2021. This is the 18th regional structure of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). The focal point is headed by Stewart Haynes, Director of the National Insurance Services in Saint Vincent and the

Published:
20 April 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Governance and administration
Human resource management
Technological transition
ISSA institution

On 29 April 2021, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) will launch the CEO Roundtable, a new webinar series that will provide leaders of ISSA member organizations with a platform to discuss their perspectives on priority issues in social security.

Published:
3 December 2020
Type:
News
Region:
Americas
Topic:
ISSA institution

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is the winner of the record-breaking ISSA Good Practice Award for the Americas competition. The total of 138 entries is the highest ever for any of the regional competitions organized by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) since 2008.

Published:
9 October 2020
Type:
News
Office:
BRICS
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Social policies & programmes
ISSA institution
Digital economy

The COVID-19 crisis is driving rapid transformation and innovation in the labour market, social security and occupational safety and health. At today’s Sixth BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) emphasised the need to take advantage of

Published:
5 October 2020
Type:
News
Region:
Americas
Topic:
ISSA institution

The ISSA Social Security Virtual Summit for the Americas will take place on 3 December 2020, under the theme “Towards a new normal: Challenges and opportunities”.

Published:
1 October 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
ISSA institution

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has signed an agreement with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), with the aim to offer high quality training courses on occupational safety and health (OSH). The cooperation is part of the Vision Zero strategy, and includes

Published:
30 September 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Information and communication technology
ISSA institution

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) and the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) have agreed to cooperate on advancing knowledge creation and sharing in the area of digital transformation and information and communication

Published:
29 September 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
ISSA institution

The International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO) organized the first ever ISSA E-learning Diploma training courses, between 1 June and 10 July. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the planned residential courses could not take place and all the courses were turned into

Published:
18 September 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Shocks & extreme events
COVID-19
ISSA institution

On 10 September 2020, G20 labour and employment ministers met virtually to discuss the impact of, and necessary responses to, the COVID-19 crisis. Social protection was one of four priority areas highlighted in the declaration from the meeting. The ministers emphasized the need to work closely with