International Social Security Association (ISSA)

Founded in 1927, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) is an international institution that brings together national social security organizations, government departments and agencies.

International Social Security Association (ISSA) headquarters is located in Geneva, Switzerland. It has more than 300 members in 156 countries.

Logo of International Social Security Association (ISSA)

International Social Security Association (ISSA) promotes social security administration through practical guidelines, expert knowledge, services and support to enable its members to build dynamic social security systems and policy around the globe.

International Social Security Association (ISSA) focuses on three topical priorities:
  1. Administrative and operational efficiency and effectiveness
  2. Extension of social security coverage
  3. Dynamic social security: A key condition for inclusive societies and economic growth

The official website of International Social Security Association (ISSA) features:
  • ISSA: Governance, strategy and management
  • News and Events: World and Regional Social Security Forums, workshops, training courses
  • Member Organizations: Social security databases, Good practices in social security, Country profiles
  • Topics: About social security, social security and social justice
  • Branches: Disability, Employment, Family policies, Health, Occupational risks, Old age and survivors
  • Issues: Demographic changes, Extension of coverage, Financing and investment, Administration and management, Information and communication technology, Migration and social security
  • Technical Commissions: Contribution Collection and Compliance, Employment Policies and Unemployment Insurance, Family Benefits, Insurance against Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases, Investment of Social Security Funds, Medical Care and Sickness Insurance, Mutual Benefit Societies, Old-age Invalidity and Survivors' Insurance, Organization Management and Innovation, Policy Analysis and Research, Statistical, Actuarial and Financial Studies, Special Commission on Prevention
  • Prevention Sections: Agriculture, Chemical and Construction Industries, Culture of Prevention, Education and Training, Electricity Gas and Water, Health Services, Information, Iron and Metal Industry, Machine and System Safety, Mining Industry, Research, Transportation
  • Resources: Publications, Conference Reports, Document database, International Social Security Review

Address:   ISSA General Secretariat
4 route des Morillons
Case postale 1
CH-1211 Geneva 22

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Guide ID: 3286 - Last Updated: July 23, 2016