Published:
5 April 2019
Topic:
Health
Health promotion
Commission: / Section
Medical Care and Sickness Insurance

Universal health coverage and social protection are key pillars to eradicate poverty and inequality, objectives that cut across all dimensions of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda. Social security institutions play a key role in reaching this objective.

Published:
21 March 2019
Commission: / Section
Section on Electricity, Gas and Water

The International Section of the ISSA for Electricity, Gas and Water is proud to announce that three new ordinary members have recently joined the Section! The section is pleased to welcome Ezentis from Spain, Electro Sur Este S.A.A from Peru and CEMIG from Brazil.

Published:
13 February 2019
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

In view of the global ambition to reach universal social protection, it is crucial to strengthen the coverage and support for rural populations. To this end, the ISSA and the IFAD have agreed to join forces to extend and promote social security in rural areas.

Published:
12 February 2019
Topic:
About the ISSA
Social policies & programmes
Social Protection Floor
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the Member States of the United Nations have agreed to work towards universal social protection by 2030. The ISSA has committed to the Global Partnership for Universal Social Protection, and will contribute to this objective by working with its member

Published:
11 February 2019

The fifth World Social Security Forum (WSSF) will be held in Brussels, Belgium from 14 to 18 October 2019. The triennial Forum is organized by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and will be hosted by the public social security institutions of Belgium.

Published:
1 February 2019

On 1 February 2019, Mr Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano from Brazil took office as the new Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), a member-based international organization for social security institutions, government departments and agencies headquartered in Geneva

Published:
18 December 2018

As we mark International Migrants Day on 18 December, the increased flow of international migration underlines the need for improved data and data sharing in respect of population movements. ISSA’s work in these areas will contribute to extending effective access to social security.

Published:
12 December 2018
Commission: / Section
Section on Prevention in the Construction Industry

The growing tendency of companies, to concentrate on their core business and therefore to outsource more and more operational functions leads to an increased use of external resources. This contract work has an impact on normal operations and can further increase the risk of accidents, other health