Published:
2 July 2020
Topic:
Migration
Social policies & programmes
Shocks and extreme events

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a heavy toll on migrant workers around the globe, who are particularly vulnerable in terms of social protection coverage, and assistance is required from origin, transit and destination countries. While the specific type of support is linked to various factors, most

Published:
10 March 2020
Topic:
Health
Old age - Pensions
Social policies & programmes
About the ISSA

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.

Published:
19 February 2020
Topic:
Inequalities
About the ISSA

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

Published:
11 February 2020
Office:
ISSA Focal Point for the Pacific Island Countries
Topic:
About the ISSA

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

Published:
24 October 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

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.

Published:
23 October 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

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.

Published:
17 October 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

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.

Published:
13 June 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

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

Published:
12 February 2019
Topic:
Social Protection Floor
Social policies & programmes
About the ISSA
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