In his address to the International Labour Conference on 6 June, ISSA Secretary General Hans-Horst Konkolewsky emphasised the importance of gender mainstreaming in social security. He expressed full support to the ILO’s push for gender equality from the ISSA and its global membership.
The world of work is changing rapidly, with platform workers, non-standard contracts and self-employment becoming more and more common. This presents a challenge to social security systems to guarantee effective access to all branches of social security for all kinds of workers, without
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is inviting its 56 members from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the competition for the Good Practice Award for the region. The award and certificates of merit will be among the highpoints at the Regional Social Security Forum in Kuala
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) has been invited to contribute to the OECD Ministerial meeting and Policy Forum on Social Policy in Canada on 14-15 May 2018. The ISSA’s President, Dr Joachim Breuer, will speak on the issue of how to close coverage gaps in social protection.
(Washington D.C., 09.05.2018) The International Social Security Association and the World Bank have signed a cooperation agreement. The two institutions are joining forces on improving the governance, administration and institutional capacities of social security administrations.
Discussions on how to reshape social security administration and service delivery with new ICT solutions were the focus of the 15th ISSA International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Social Security, which took place in Casablanca, 18–20 April 2018, attracting 450
Workers of all ages have the right to safe and healthy work. The focus of the 2018 World Day for Safety and Health at Work – SafeDay1 – on 28 April is younger workers. The main objectives are to enable the transition from school to work and from youth to adulthood in a safe and healthy working
(Casablanca, 18.04.2018) The digital economy is rapidly changing the way we live, work, and organize our societies. How social security institutions can address this, is at the heart of discussions at the 15th ISSA International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Social
The ISSA has released the Social Security Reserve Fund Monitor 2016 report, produced in collaboration with CEM Benchmarking. As for previous editions, the report covers the performance of reserve funds from all four ISSA regions. Strengthening the acquired knowledge base developed from the former