Published:
9 October 2020
Office:
BRICS
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
Social policies & programmes
Shocks and extreme events
Digital economy
About the ISSA

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
Region:
Americas
Topic:
About the ISSA

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
Topic:
Occupational accidents and diseases
About the ISSA

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
Topic:
Information and communication technology
About the ISSA

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
Topic:
About the ISSA

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
Topic:
Shocks and extreme events
About the ISSA

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

Published:
1 July 2020
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Old age - Pensions
Governance and administration
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes
About the ISSA

The 2020 ISSA Good Practice Award for Africa competition set new bars for the ISSA. The 96 entries and 35 participating social security institutions are the highest numbers ever. This is a clear attestation to the steadfast commitment of African members of the International Social Security

Published:
3 June 2020
Region:
Americas
Topic:
About the ISSA

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has launched the call for participation in the ISSA Good Practice Award for the Americas 2020. This is a unique opportunity for social security institutions in the region to receive recognition for their innovations and achievements. In view of