|News ID: 132||Publish Date : 1/12/2015||Hour : 11:07||Group: Home|
Upon an official invitation from Mr. Hans-Horst konkolewsky, the Secretary General of International Social Security Association (ISSA), a delegation consisting of the high-rank authorities of Iranian Social Security organization (ISSO) participated in the ISSA Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific which was held from 2 to 4 November 2015 in Muscat- the Sultanate of Oman.
The major theme of the Forum was the "Excellence in Social Security in Asia and the Pacific" with the view of 1- Developments and trends in social security systems of the region, 2- Excellence in social security administration, 3- Extending and sustaining social security system and regional social security summit. The latter summit focused on progress trend of social security coverage extension in the region.
The participated ISSO's entry under the title of "Extending Social Security Coverage to the Informal Economy Sector and Hard-to-Cover Population Group", in the ISSA Good Practice Award Competition for Asia and the Pacific was appreciated and confirmed as a "Good Practice" by the ISSA international jury.
In view of the experience, the ISSO delegation attended the panel discussion of the summit and introduced the history, benefits and services of Iranian social insurance system besides describing the executive procedure of the abovementioned good practice which was welcomed by the audience.
In addition, the Iranian authorities also had the opportunity to organize several short-meetings with other participating delegations of different ISSA member organizations and negotiated about the mutual collaboration in multi-dimensional domains of social security systems.