01/11/2023 09:22 AM

There is a compelling social investment and gender equality case for transforming childcare policies so that they universally and effectively cover children from birth until the start of mandatory primary education, new ILO research has found.

29/10/2023 08:20 AM

The forum drew the participation of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trần Lưu Quang, OCED Secretary-General Mathias Cormann, Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn and more than 200 ministers, deputy ministers, ambassadors and representatives from 48 OECD member states and Southeast Asian countries, and many scholars, experts and business community.

27/10/2023 08:26 AM

Ensuring adequate social security coverage for an ageing population is an important priority for governments and the global membership of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). Social pensions, also known as zero pillar or non-contributory pensions, complement contributory social insurance systems by providing a guaranteed source of income for people not adequately protected by other forms of social security. In doing so, they expand overall social protection and can be a powerful tool for combating old-age poverty, promoting social inclusion, and mitigating the impacts of labour market inequalities.

25/10/2023 02:39 PM

New report underscores the key role that adaptability and strategic planning play in safeguarding jobs and fortifying economic expansion.

24/10/2023 09:00 AM

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) contributed to the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting in Durban, South Africa on 28–29 September 2023. The Ministers have made social protection one of their four priority topics.

20/10/2023 09:14 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new publication listing key regulatory considerations on artificial intelligence (AI) for health. The publication emphasizes the importance of establishing AI systems’ safety and effectiveness, rapidly making appropriate systems available to those who need them, and fostering dialogue among stakeholders, including developers, regulators, manufacturers, health workers, and patients.

19/10/2023 08:19 AM

Institutional resilience and the need to maintain operational continuity are concepts widely recognised in social security as the main indispensable characteristics for providing services to the population in the event of natural disasters or unforeseen catastrophic events. This has manifested itself over the years in efforts to strengthen processes, infrastructure and the resources that institutions have available to cope with different crises.

Closing childcare policy gaps offers high return on investment

Forum bolsters OECD-Southeast Asia Partnership

Social pensions in the Americas – recent developments

ILO stresses the importance of business resilience in uncertain times

ISSA contributed to BRICS Ministerial meeting in South Africa

WHO outlines considerations for regulation of artificial intelligence for health

Business continuity and resilience in the Americas

Labor Occupational Accident Insurance and Protection Act