The role of the American Social Legal Commission is focused on the analysis of the existing and applicable legal framework for the enforceability and access to social security; to provide advice on the subject from a perspective of inclusive policies; to place the rights of people at the center of its actions as well as to study and promote the exchange of experiences on the legal aspects arising from the application of social security in the countries of the Americas and the Caribbean.
The Inter-American Conference on Social Security (CISS) is an international organization that was formally created in 1942. In its 79+ years of existence, it has worked on Social Security and Welfare in the Americas.
Pursuant to its Bylaws, the Conference consists of foundational bodies, such as: a) the General Assembly; b) the Standing Committee; c) the General Secretariat; d) the American Commissions on Social Security (CASS); e) the Inter-American Center on Social Security Studies (CIESS); f) the Controller’s Office; and g) the Sub-Regions.
CASS are bodies specialized in relevant topics of interest to the Americas and the Caribbean, discussing relevant matters that are cross-sectional with Social Security. CASS are the technical support bodies coordinated by CISS as to meet its goals and targets. CISS currently hassix Commissions.
WORDS FROM MASTER HÉCTOR SANTANA SUÁREZ
Chairman of the American Social Legal Commission (CAJS)
INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON SOCIAL SECURITY’S AUTHORITY FIGURES
Zoé Alejandro Robledo Aburto
Alvaro Velarca Hernández
Daisy Corrales Díaz
AMERICAN SOCIAL LEGAL COMMISSION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Héctor Santana Suárez
(Social Security and Services Institute for Government Employees, ISSSTE, Mexico)
Tristán Giordano Carbuccia Medina
(Superintendency of Health and Occupational Risks, SISALRIL, Dominican Republic)
Carlos Alberto Rodríguez Morán
(Mutual Association of Agents of Organizations of the Third Age, AMAOTE, Argentina)
David Alexander Ruales Mosquera
(Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security, IESS, Ecuador)
Edwin Rodríguez Alvarado
(Costa Rican Social Security Fund, CCSS, Costa Rica)
Otávio José Guerci Sidone
(Ministry of Economy-Special Welfare and Labor Secretariat-Welfare Secretariat, Brazil)