Dr. Mansour Etesami, Deputy of the ISSO Managing Director in Socio-Cultural Affairs, participating in a meeting between the ISSA Secretary General and the ISSO Deputies’ Council members, welcomed Mr. Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, and briefly explained the major activities of the Socio-Cultural Deputy Department of the Iranian Social Security Organization.
He stated: After a five-year gap between the previous and present management period of the ISSO, the Socio- Cultural Deputy Department has made serious efforts to implement its notable plans and empower the human resources. Targeting the stakeholders and personnel of the ISSO, some of the objectives of the empowerment project are as follows:
5- Performing many cultural programs for the retired persons to improve the quality of their life style and improve their health status including:
6- Recognizing and appreciating the best entrepreneurs among employers from different provinces in national level, considering their annual performance with regard to criteria of retaining labor-force and moving towards improved production during the period of being sentenced to the imposed cruel sanctions and the limitations upon I.R. of Iran.
7-Establishing wide-spread relationship with state cultural institutions in order to introduce the social security functions, activities and performance.
8-Comparing the social protection issues such as Social Protection Floor scheme introduced by the ISSA and ILO to the value-judgment, moral issues and local culture of Iran in order to present the report to the target society and stakeholders.
9- Establishing wide-spread training relationship with legal labor organizations and protecting their activities on improving the labor-force awareness on issues such as:
10- Producing scientific pamphlets and articles covering a range of subjects including honesty, accountability, transparency, and plan-orientation, in line with achieving the ISSA objectives on developing good governance for enhancing the capabilities as well as improving the awareness of the ISSO staff and stakeholders.