Inter-American Conference on Social Security (ICSS)

Conferencia Interamericana de Seguridad Social (CISS)

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History

16 Sep 1942, Santiago (Chile), following the work of Comité Interamericano de Iniciativas en Materia de Seguridad Social -- Inter-American Committee for Initiatives in Matters of Social Security, set up 10-12 Dec 1940, Lima (Peru). Present Statute approved at 1st General Extraordinary Assembly, 1988, Mexico City (Mexico); bylaws also include modifications approved by 16th General Assembly, 1992, Acapulco (Mexico). Also referred to by English acronym IACSS and previously also known under French title Conférence interaméricaine de sécurité sociale (CISS).

Aims

Contribute to social security development in countries of America; cooperate with social security institutions and administrations; issue statements, pass resolutions and make recommendations regarding social security and promote their diffusion so they can be included in policies and planning programs; encourage cooperation and exchange of experience among social security institutions and administrations, and with institutions and organizations of a similar nature; encourage and guide human resources training in the field.

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Activities

Organizes: annual assembly; annual meetings; international technical meetings; regional seminars.

Structure

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Languages

English, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 37 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Welfare

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

D1066

Last News Received

2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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