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12 June 2017 - 16 June 2017

ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

12 June 2017 - 16 June 2017

ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension

Course Information

12 June 2017 - 16 June 2017

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9010328

English

Deadline: 19 May 2017

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This course will focus on the crucial elements of administrative solutions for extending coverage, which are vital to the financial sustainability, extension and viability of a social security system. The ISSA guidelines on administrative solutions for extending coverage respond to a number of challenges faced by social security programmes, including reliability and efficiency, compliance issues, and governance beyond operations.

Description

Description

This course will focus on the crucial elements of administrative solutions for extending coverage, which are vital to the financial sustainability, extension and viability of a social security system. The ISSA guidelines on administrative solutions for extending coverage respond to a number of challenges faced by social security programmes, including reliability and efficiency, compliance issues, and governance beyond operations.

Target audience

Target audience

This course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions. In particular, participants should hold positions directly related to the design and implementation of administrative solutions for extending coverage of social security systems.

How to apply and costs

How to apply and costs

The cost of participating in this course is Euro 2180 EUR (1580 EUR for tuition and 600 EUR for
subsistence) excluding international air travel and airport transfers. This is payable in advance by the participant’s sponsoring organization. This covers: tuition fees; the use of training facilities and support
services; training materials and books; accommodation and full board at the Centre’s campus; emergency
medical care and insurance. For information regarding payment, cancellation and refunds, please consult:
http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/how-to-apply

Applicants should complete the online nomination form no later than 12 May 2017, supported by a nomination letter from their sponsoring institution indicating how
the participant will be financed. The nomination form can be found at:
http://intranetp.itcilo.org/STF/A9010328/en

Objectives

Objectives

The objectives of the guidelines are to strengthen the capacities of social security administrations to deliver services to groups that are difficult to cover such as self-employed workers, migrant and domestic workers and workers in agriculture and fisheries.

The main objectives are therefore to support administrations in:

1. Designing country-specific and different strategies to progressively extend coverage to a hard-to-reach groups, starting by those more easily registered by administrations.

2. Improving comprehensiveness in scope and depth of social security coverage in line with the labour market and the country’s economic and social advancement.

3. Ensuring that all citizens, in particular workers in the informal economy, have effective access to a basic level of social security throughout their life by establishing and maintaining national floors of social protection.

4. Making decisions and developing compatible business approaches about balancing contributory and non-contributory social security coverage mechanisms.

The objectives of the training course are:

• To equip participants with a broad knowledge of the key issues relating to the social security extension work as detailed in the ISSA Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension Guidelines.

• To develop a firm understanding of the main roles and responsibilities of social security professionals in the field of extending the coverage of social security.

• To support participants’ reflection on the application of the ISSA Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension Guidelines in their own organizations.

• To facilitate the formation of a network of practitioners with an understanding of the ISSA Guidelines.

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course on “ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension” consists of 50
training hours. The course consists of three phases:

• The Pre-training requires 10 hours of self-guided learning on the online platform. Participants will ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutio be asked to complete a set of online activities related to the ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension.

• The On-site training consists of 5-day session by ISSA accredited experts supported by the ITCILO Staff. This phase will be delivered at the ITCILO in Turin and consist of 35 hours of training. During this phase, an action-oriented, highly participative approach will be used with particular attention to sharing international experience with a view to adaptation and practical application. Training methods will combine lectures and discussions, case studies, group work and individual exercises.

• The Post-training will involve 5 hours of individual work to develop a proposal on how the ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Coverage Extension could be applied in the participant’s organization. A diploma is awarded to the participant based on the satisfactory completion of this post-training assignment.
The training course is organized along the core areas of the ISSA Guidelines on Administrative

Solutions for Coverage Extension:

• Part A: Assessing and Contributing to the Enabling Environment.

• Part B: Ensuring Institutional Readiness.

• Part C: Increasing Awareness and reaching out to Difficult-to-Cover Groups.

• Part D: Developing a Cost-Effective Registration System.

• Part E: Identifying Proper Solutions to Collect Contributions and Improve Compliance.

• Part F: Delivering Services and Benefits in a Timely, Accurate and Effective Way.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The workshop will be conducted in English and participants are therefore expected to have a good command of the English language.

Resource persons

Resource persons

Through its pivotal role in social security management, strong partnerships with other social security institution and comprehensive technical cooperation projects around the world, the ISSA and the ITCILO draw on a worldwide network of social security experts from its own staff, social security institutions, recognized universities and research institutes and senior consultants.
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Tuition cost: 1580

Subsistence cost: 600

Total cost: 2180

 

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