Published:
16 October 2020
Region:
Americas
Topic:
Information and communication technology
Service quality
Shocks and extreme events

People and technology sustain business and services. As new information and communication technologies were acquired, social security institutions in the Americas woke early to the efficiencies of blending human skills and digital technologies.

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:
7 October 2020
Topic:
Social policies & programmes
Shocks and extreme events

Italy was one of the countries most affected by COVID-19 during the first semester 2020. In addition to a generalized lockdown starting on 10 March, wide-reaching social security measures to mitigate the health, social and economic impact of the coronavirus crisis were implemented. Two early decrees

Published:
6 October 2020
Topic:
Mutual benefit societies

Society faces the challenge of achieving international commitments on sustainable development, universal social protection and universal health coverage through ambitious social security programmes based, inter alia, on the contribution of the mutual benefit model, recognition of its potential and

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