07/11/2018 09:35 AM

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 innovative responses by social security policy-makers and administrators, according to a new report published by the International Social Security Association (ISSA).

07/11/2018 09:05 AM

The 19th ISSA International Conference of Social Security Actuaries, Statisticians and Investment Specialists will take place in Kuwait City, Kuwait, from 6 to 8 November 2018, at the invitation of The Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait.

16/08/2018 10:44 AM

For people with disabilities in Bangladesh, finding a job can be a huge challenge. Yet attitudes are changing, as the private sector increasingly sees the benefits of hiring disabled workers.

16/08/2018 10:37 AM

Greece’s unemployment rate, the highest in the European Union, has dropped below 20% for the first time in seven years, statistics bureau Elstat reported on 9 August.

26/07/2018 12:53 AM

The role that safety nets and social protection programmes can play in reducing disaster risk features prominently on the agenda of the 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) this week.

26/07/2018 12:31 AM

More Korean dads—a lot more—are now making use of their generous paternity leave.

03/05/2018 04:52 PM

What makes Europe different from many other parts of the world? One answer is social protection: the principle of assisting the most vulnerable in society and guaranteeing a minimum standard of wellbeing – a social safety net.

ACT2018: A broader role for actuaries in shaping social security

10 global challenges for social security – Asia-Pacific

19th ISSA International Conference of Social Security Actuaries, Statisticians and Investment Specialists

Serving up success for disabled job seekers in Bangladesh

Greece’s unemployment falls under 20% after 7 years of bailout

Mongolia, Pakistan: Social protection reduces disaster risk for the poor

Number of South Korean men taking paternity leave jumps 66% in 2018

Widening The Social Protection Safety Net