World Social Security Forum

The World Social Security Forum will take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 14 to 18 October 2019. It will be hosted by the public social security institutions of Belgium.

The Forum is the largest and most important international event for social security. Involving more than 1,000 participants, from more than 150 countries, including ministers, administrators, CEOs and senior managers in social security administration, it will provide an unparalleled source of exclusive networking, knowledge, and inspiration for ISSA member organizations.

At times of rapid technological, demographic and economic changes, innovative approaches are needed to meet key challenges and strengthen the positive impact of social security to protect people. Key issues and challenges facing social security, including sessions on innovative strategies in social security administration, will form the programme. 

The Forum documents will be available in English, French, German and Spanish. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish.