12/07/2019 05:09 PM

A new ISSA report – Infrastructure investment: Challenges and opportunities for social security reserve funds – takes an important look at the world of infrastructure investment. Mirroring wider investment trends, this asset class has grown in importance in the investment strategies of social security reserve funds.

15/07/2019 05:08 PM

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.

14/07/2019 05:04 PM

In his speech at the 108th International Labour Conference (ILC), the Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) emphasized the Association’s strong partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and their joint efforts to achieve social protection for all.

15/07/2019 04:16 PM

The Ministry of Health, Viet Nam Social Security (VSS) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently co-hosted a conference entitled ‘Health insurance policy towards UHC (Universal Health Coverage) and adapting with population aging’.

08/07/2019 02:11 PM

The Government of Malaysia has promulgated new policies and regulations to be applied to foreign expats working in the Southeast Asian nation, according to the Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs’ Department of Overseas Labour (DoLAB).

26/04/2019 08:52 AM

A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.

23/04/2019 04:45 PM

THE International Labor Organization (ILO) said employers need to update their business models to adapt to growing technological innovation, with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) identified as a potential hot spot for adopting more automated processes.

22/04/2019 09:44 AM

At a global forum on fair pricing and access to medicines, delegates from governments and civil society organizations called for greater transparency around the cost of research and development as well as production of medicines, to allow buyers to negotiate more affordable prices.

Infrastructure investment: An evolving investment environment for social security funds

Belgium to host the World Social Security Forum 2019.

Social protection in focus at the International Labour Conference

Japan shares experience in developing health insurance policies in response to an aging population

Vietnamese workers join social insurance in Malaysia

New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

ILO urges employers to adapt to growing automation

WHO to continue to facilitate countries’ information-sharing to improve transparency on prices