The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is the principal international institution bringing together social security agencies and organizations. The ISSA's aim is to promote dynamic social security as the social dimension in a globalizing world by supporting excellence in social security administration. It was founded in 1927, the ISSA has 340 member organizations in around 150 countries. It has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in the International Labour Office (ILO).
The ISSA provides information, research, expert advice and platforms for members to build and promote dynamic social security systems worldwide. The vision of dynamic social security provides a framework for the ISSA's action. In line with the mandate of the ISSA, dynamic social security ties improvements in social security outcomes to the capacities of social security institutions.
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