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News and analysis

Published:
11 June 2019

To support the BRICS countries in their efforts to strengthen cooperation on social security, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) launches a Virtual Liaison Office in cooperation with the International Labour Office (ILO).

Published:
14 May 2019

(Baku, Azerbaijan) The public social security institutions of Belgium have been awarded the ISSA Good Practice Award for Europe for digitizing and automating their services.

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:
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:
Social Protection Floor
Social Policies & Programmes
ISSA institution
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