The 12th ISSA forum for technical commissions of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) took place in Geneva – Switzerland from 27 to 28 August 2018. The objective of the forum was to review the work plan implementation of each Technical Commission in accordance with the 2017‒2019 Programme and Budget of the Association. More specifically, the forum addressed the ISSA Guidelines review process, ten global challenges for social security as well as the ISSA innovation programme.
In addition, the meeting was extended to two full days to discuss the most pertinent topics as follows:
The official representatives of the Iranian Social Security Organization (ISSO) consisting of Mr. Reza Kashef - Director General of the International Affairs Department & Vice – Chairperson of the technical commission on Investment of Social Security Funds, and Mr. Hossein Moshiri - Director General of the Statistics and Socio-Economic Evaluation Department & Vice – Chairperson of the technical commission on Statistical, Actuarial and Financial Studies, participated in the forum discussing the ISSO points of view on reviewing the ISSA guidelines and social security challenges of the Asia and Pacific region.