15/04/2020 10:05 AM

On the morning of April 14, 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc - ASEAN Chairman chaired the Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 in online format with the full attendance of leaders of 10 member countries. At the Conference, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed the nations’ support for Vietnam's initiatives, including: Establishing ASEAN’s cooperation fund for COVID-19 response, setting up a medical supply stockpile to meet urgent requirements, organizing online drills on response to epidemics, building a common response process of ASEAN in health emergencies, and establishing a special working group of senior ASEAN information officials to combat fake news.

08/04/2020 10:10 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on working hours and earnings, globally. A new ILO report highlights some of the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.

02/04/2020 10:28 PM

Editorial by Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano, Secretary General, International Social Security Association

27/03/2020 10:42 PM

Nowadays, digital technology has entered all aspects of life and tends to continue to increase its impact in the coming years and open up exciting new opportunities to improve people's lives if we know how to use them wisely, especially in the field of social security.

20/03/2020 01:35 PM

In view of the large reduction in economic activity and disruptions in supply chains in the context of the coronavirus crisis, a number of governments have taken urgent measures to introduce or significantly extend partial unemployment and short-term work schemes.

07/03/2020 09:05 AM

In light of the impact of COVID-19, the new coronavirus, on regional and global economic outlooks, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) highlights the key role played by social security in reducing the related social and economic impact. Calling for preparation for an increased need for health care, unemployment and other benefits, the ISSA draws on lessons learnt from past crisis situations.

08/02/2020 09:40 AM

WHO is convening a global research and innovation forum to mobilize international action in response to the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

06/02/2020 03:40 PM

Urgent support needed to protect vulnerable countries from outbreak

Establishing ASEAN’s cooperation fund for COVID-19 response

ILO: COVID-19 causes devastating losses in working hours and employment

The coronavirus demands immediate social and economic action

Social security organizations need to adapt to better respond in the digital age

A key social security response to the crisis: short-term work and partial unemployment schemes

Social security key to reduce economic and social impact of coronavirus

WHO to accelerate research and innovation for new coronavirus

US$675 million needed for new coronavirus preparedness and response global plan