The final issue of 2021 of the International Social Security Review is now available online via My ISSA. The content of this special double issue, Social protection for digital platform workers in Europe, talks to current debates on social security coverage in a context of evolving labour markets
The first Virtual Social Security Forum for Africa, was held from 5 to 7 October 2021. With over 500 participants from across the continent joining on the innovative online platform, the event became a rich experience of peer-to-peer sharing, learning and networking.
Following its 2020-2023 work plan, the Technical Commission on Old-age, Invalidity and Survivors' Insurance is working on issues such as: the link between life expectancy and age of retirement, the consequences of migrations on social security pension schemes, the resilience of pensions services in
The Social Insurance Institute – National Social Insurance Fund (IPS–CNPS) of Côte d’Ivoire won the ISSA Good Practice Award for Africa 2020 for developing an app for employers’ social security contributions. The award was announced during the Virtual Social Security Forum for Africa, which took
Over 200 speakers from over 40 countries, and 2000 participants representing international organizations, governments, social security organisations, employers and workers’ organizations, academia and occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals called for a global Vision Zero approach to
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) today celebrates its 94th anniversary. Since its beginning in 1927 in Brussels, the ISSA has grown from 17 organizations in Europe to a global association present in 159 countries with over 300 member institutions.
Africa is the region with the lowest social security coverage rates. Efforts are underway to extend coverage to all workers covered neither by contributory nor by non-contributory social protection. Innovations by social security institutions prove to be instrumental in reaching out to these workers
Improved service quality is a key priority for social security organizations in Africa. To this end, strategic management and the digital transformation of social security organizations facilitates enhanced customer services and the greater efficiency of internal processes.