Published:
1 July 2020
Type:
News
Region:
Africa
Topic:
Old-age pensions
Governance and administration
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes
ISSA institution

The 2020 ISSA Good Practice Award for Africa competition set new bars for the ISSA. The 97 entries and 36 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
Type:
News
Region:
Americas
Topic:
ISSA institution

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

Published:
27 May 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes
Digital economy

The future of work is a challenge for social security systems around the world. While participation in platform work or the “gig economy” is still relatively small – approximately one per cent of the global adult population – this is expected to grow significantly in the coming years.  The risk is

Published:
24 April 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Safety and health at work
COVID-19

On the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) wants to pay tribute to all the courageous health workers who risk their lives to save others during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Published:
10 March 2020
Type:
News
Topic:
Health
Old-age pensions
Social policies & programmes
ISSA institution

In response to the new challenges emerging from aging populations, changing family structures, new technologies and the evolving labour market, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) is creating a new Special Working Group on Rehabilitation.

Published:
6 March 2020
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Gender inequalities

Ms Patricia Koizan Gbani is one of the many women working to advance social security both at the national and international level. Ms Koizan Gbani is Financial and Accounting Director at the Social Insurance Institute - National Social Insurance Fund of Côte d’Ivoire, and in October 2019 she was re

Published:
6 March 2020
Type:
Opinion
Topic:
Gender inequalities

For International Women’s Day on 8 March, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) interviewed Ms Hamdah Al-Shamsi, Advisor of the Chairman of the Board at the Public Authority for Social Insurance, Oman. As a member of the ISSA Bureau and different ISSA technical commissions, Ms Al