How well is your organization delivering on its social security mandate? Join the Academy workshop and explore options and strategies tailored to your organization.
ISSA Guidelines: Good governance
Region: Open primarily to ISSA member organizations of the African region
Who can participate:
Senior managers, programme managers and senior experts from ISSA member organizations.
How to participate:
Your organization must have started to implement the ISSA Guidelines on Good governance. To tailor the workshop to what you and your organization need, please submit a statement of purpose endorsed by your organization, using the online form provided by the ISSA.
How many can participate:
A member organization may send no more than two participants to a workshop. A workshop needs a minimum of 12 participants and will accommodate no more than 18 in order to have sufficient depth, diversity and time for exchange.
Why Academy workshops are different:
The content of the workshop is shaped by the challenges in the statements of purpose of the participants. The workshop will focus on learning and identifying options and alternative strategies by means of moderated exchanges as well as targeted inputs by a high-level ISSA accredited expert. As a concrete outcome of the workshop, participants will prepare a work plan outlining actions and steps for consideration upon their return to their institution.
Is there a fee for participating in ISSA Academy workshops:
ISSA Academy workshops are open to all member institutions without a registration fee. In accordance with the Association's practice, travel, accommodation and meals of participants are to be covered by their respective institutions.
ISSA Guidelines on Good governance
The ISSA Guidelines on Good governance offer to the board and management practical guidance on the core areas of strategic planning; operational risk management; internal audit of operations; actuarial soundness; enforcing the prudent person principle in investment management; prevention and control of corruption and fraud in contributions and benefits; service standards for members and beneficiaries; human resource policies on development, retention and succession; and investments in information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure.
The ISSA Academy
The ISSA Academy provides practical training and hands-on support for social security administrations. The ISSA Academy workshops are a key element of the member support offered by the ISSA Centre for Excellence in Social Security Administration.