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

Published:
10 December 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
Difficult-to-cover groups
Bilateral agreements
Policy Analysis

A new article published by the International Social Security Review offers a fascinating analysis of the implementation challenges for seafarers’ social security protection. With national economies increasingly reliant upon global supply chains and an international supply of labour, this article

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:
27 October 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Health
Employment
Occupational accidents and diseases
Governance and administration
Social policies & programmes

In these extraordinary times, the International Social Security Review has released a new special issue that offers a timely opportunity to consider the important relationship linking social security, inclusive growth and social cohesion

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