Published:
5 November 2018
Topic:
Actuarial
Guideline:
Actuarial Work for Social Security

The 19th ISSA International Conference of Social Security Actuaries, Statisticians and Investment Specialists will run from 6 to 8 November 2018. The Conference, in Kuwait, will address many issues related to the sustainability and adequacy of social security programmes and pensions in particular.

Published:
19 October 2018
Topic:
Case management
Commission: / Section
Information and Communication Technology

Death data is of crucial importance to avoid what, in administrative terms, may be referred to as the “living dead” and the “dead living”. The first group are people who have died but are registered as being alive in national records. The second group includes people who are incorrectly or falsely

Published:
17 October 2018
Topic:
Extension of coverage
Social policies & programmes
Guideline:
Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The theme for this year’s day is: Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.

Published:
2 October 2018
Region:
Asia and Pacific
Topic:
Health
Extension of coverage

Social security professionals have identified the priority challenges for social security in Asia and the Pacific. Key issues relate to closing the coverage gap, meeting health and long-term care needs and the technological transition. These and other challenges require strategic and often

Published:
2 October 2018
Topic:
Governance and administration

The National Pension Service of Korea wins the 2018 ISSA Good Practice Award for Asia and the Pacific for the provision of one-stop services through four social insurance information systems. The winner came from one of the 76 entries to the competition from across the region.

Published:
28 September 2018
Topic:
About the ISSA
Guideline:
Good Governance
Service Quality
Information and Communication Technology

The 12th ISSA Forum for Technical Commissions in Geneva from 27 to 28 August 2018, addressed the production and review of ISSA Guidelines, the ten global challenges for social security and the role of innovation, and also the work plan implementation of each Technical Commission. The Forum involved