Published:
11 February 2020
Region:
Asia and Pacific
Office:
ISSA Focal Point for the Pacific Island Countries
Topic:
About the ISSA

On 30 January 2020, a formal ceremony in Suva, the capital of Fiji, marked the official opening of the Focal Point for the Pacific Island Countries of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). As host of the Focal Point Office, the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) will support the

Published:
27 November 2019
Topic:
Employment
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes
About the ISSA

An important milestone in the development of the social security cooperation between the BRICS countries (Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa), was the adoption of the BRICS’ Ministerial Commitment to Sustainable and Universal Social Protection, during the Global Social

Published:
25 November 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) supports the Global Social Protection Week. The week is organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), 25-28 November 2019, as part of its Centenary celebrations.

Published:
24 October 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

On 18 October 2019, Prof. Dr Joachim Breuer was re-elected for a second three-year term as President of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). His ambition is to further strengthen ISSA’s membership and international position.

Published:
23 October 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

Last week’s World Social Security Forum (WSSF) in Brussels, Belgium was the largest ever in terms of participation, networking, sharing, learning, and visibility for the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and its members.

Published:
17 October 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA

In 1927, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) was created under the auspices of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Today, the two organizations celebrate their long-lasting partnership and are discussing the steps towards achieving universal social protection by 2030.

Published:
15 October 2019
Topic:
Digital economy

A new report by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) on ‘Social security for the digital age’ addresses major trends in how social security is influenced by, and makes use of, new digital technologies. The report was produced for the World Social Security Forum, October 2019.