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:
20 August 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
ICT governance
Security
Shocks & extreme events
Guideline:
Information and Communication Technology

A new report by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) outlines the increasing cyber risks for social security institutions, and presents potential mediating strategies and measures. The report will inform the production of new ISSA Guidelines on Cybersecurity.

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:
23 June 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Governance and administration
Information and communication technology
Service delivery
COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the role of information and communication technology (ICT) in social security. Despite the human tragedy of the pandemic, handled correctly, this is a golden opportunity for long-lasting improvements to service delivery by social security institutions. This

Published:
28 April 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
COVID-19

As we mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, focus is on building resilient occupational safety and health (OSH) systems as we emerge gradually from COVID-19. The global pandemic has put the health and safety of workers on the agenda like never before. We need to build on this

Published:
29 January 2021
Type:
News
Region:
Central Africa
East Africa
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Safety and health at work
COVID-19
Guideline:
Prevention of Occupational Risks

The World Congress Digital Meeting on 5-6 October 2020, was an opportunity to reflect on occupational safety and health in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thought leaders from around the world discussed emerging innovations in addressing COVID-19 in the workplace, how the future of work is being

Published:
21 January 2021
Type:
News
Topic:
Health
Return to work
COVID-19

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is stepping up its work on rehabilitation, and is taking into account the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rehabilitation needs and capacities. The recently established ISSA Special Working Group on Rehabilitation has ambitious plans for 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