Published:
18 December 2018

As we mark International Migrants Day on 18 December, the increased flow of international migration underlines the need for improved data and data sharing in respect of population movements. ISSA’s work in these areas will contribute to extending effective access to social security.

Published:
3 December 2018
Topic:
Disability
Guideline:
Return to Work and Reintegration

The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948 asserts that social security is an inalienable human right. As the international community celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, it is important to highlight the goal to realize equal access to

Published:
5 November 2018
Topic:
Actuarial
Guideline:
Actuarial Work for Social Security

The 19th ISSA International Conference of Social Security Actuaries, Statisticians and Investment Specialists will run from 6 to 8 November 2018. The Conference, in Kuwait, will address many issues related to the sustainability and adequacy of social security programmes and pensions in particular.

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

Published:
17 October 2018
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Social Policies & Programmes
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The theme for this year’s day is: Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.

Published:
2 October 2018
Region:
Asia and Pacific
Topic:
Health
Extension of coverage

Social security professionals have identified the priority challenges for social security in Asia and the Pacific. Key issues relate to closing the coverage gap, meeting health and long-term care needs and the technological transition. These and other challenges require strategic and often