About CISSThe Inter-American Conference on Social Security (CISS), founded in 1942, is a permanent specialized international technical organization that aims to promote the development of social protection and security in the Americas.

Research Projects

  • 2030 Agenda

    This project designs a conceptual and methodological framework to evaluate the level of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (ODS) linked to social protection and security, identifying the various initiatives that have resulted in this area from the work of the member states, to determine coincidences, good practices and deficiencies in this field.

    September 24, 2019
  • Social Security and Welfare in the Americas Report (ISSBA)

    The purpose of the ISSBA is to generate an up-to-date and multidimensional diagnosis of the landscape in social protection and security in the Americas, from which public policy recommendations and strategies that promote this human right will be built, thinking about the possibilities of its universalization and identifying the benefits of international cooperation in this

    September 24, 2019
  • Technical Assistance and Systematization of International Experiences in Protection and Social Security

    In order to strengthen the capacities of the membership and meet the needs of their social protection and security systems, the CISS implements a new model of technical assistance based on the support and bi-directional learning. Likewise, it systematizes the experiences that result from technical assistances and, based on this, shares knowledge for the benefit

    September 24, 2019
  • CISS mapping

    Derived from the instruction of its membership, the CISS permanently constructs and develops a digital cartographic platform, intuitive and easily accessible, that gathers relevant information for the study of Protection and Social Security in the American hemisphere.  

    September 24, 2019
  • Inter-American Welfare Network

    The Inter-American Welfare Network, created by the CISS, gathers and systematizes – in a technological and easy access platform – information related to experts, researchers and officials related to issues such as social protection and welfare, welfare, social policy, labor markets, among others. This effort promotes new spaces for cooperation, exchange and discussion in the

    September 24, 2019
  • Disaster Protocol

    Considering the emergency situations caused by hydrometeorological and biological disasters in the countries of the American continent, the CISS is working on the development of a Disaster Protocol for social security institutions which is aimed to reduce potential risks and ensuring the response capacity and governance of the institutions, based on successful international experiences.  

    September 24, 2019
  • Bienestar Magazine

    Bienestar is the specialized academic publication of the CISS that broadens the debate and the generation of useful knowledge to guide public policy and management decisions, adaptation and transformation in the protection and social security systems of member nations, as well as allowing a broad and multidisciplinary vision to think about the challenges involved in

    September 24, 2019
  • CISS Gazette
    September 24, 2019
The CISS must generate public policies for development and for the welfare of member countries, regardless of the political circumstance or its ideological ascription.