Published:
9 August 2018
Country:
Brazil
China
India
Russian Federation
South Africa
Topic:
Extension of coverage
About the ISSA
Employment policies
Social policies & programmes

The 4th BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEMM) took place from 2 to 3 August 2018 in Durban, South Africa, coinciding with the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela, the first democratically elected President of South Africa.

Published:
1 August 2018
Region:
Eurasia
Office:
ISSA Liaison Office for Eurasia
Topic:
About the ISSA

While universal social security has existed for a long time in the Eurasia region, its countries now face some difficult decisions in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of schemes and prevent the shrinking of coverage due to growing informal employment. The ISSA is working with its members

Published:
20 July 2018
Topic:
Employment policies
Old age - Pensions
Programme & Evaluation
Policy Analysis
Inequalities

Inequalities across the life course impact the access to social security and therefore on the level of benefits. Women are particularly affected by these inequalities. During its recent European seminar on this issue, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and its members discussed

Published:
5 July 2018
Region:
Southern Cone of Americas
Office:
ISSA Liaison Office for the Southern Cone of the Americas
Topic:
Governance and administration

Authorities from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay discussed the features and scope of social credit programmes in their respective countries.

Published:
20 June 2018
Topic:
Extension of coverage

June 20 is World Refugee Day. In the context of 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda “to leave no one behind”, what kinds of social protection are provided to refugee populations?

Published:
7 June 2018
Topic:
About the ISSA

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.

Published:
1 June 2018
Office:
ISSA European Network
Topic:
Employment
Employment policies
Extension of coverage

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

Published:
22 May 2018
Region:
Asia and Pacific
Topic:
About the ISSA

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