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.
INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON SOCIAL SECURITY’S AUTHORITY FIGURES
Zoé Alejandro Robledo Aburto
Alvaro Velarca Hernández
Executive Director of CIESS
Emilio Alfredo Carrasco González
AMERICAN SOCIAL LEGAL COMMISSION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Victoria Hernández Arellano
(Institute of Security and Social Services for State Workers, 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)
Carolina Serrata Mendez
(General Directorate of Information and Defense of Affiliates of the Dominican Republic)
Sergio Morán González
(Guatemalan Institute of Social Security)
Eduardo Da’Silva Pereira
(Brazil Ministry of Economy)
Wendolyn Bravo Zurita
Research Manager, Inter-American Center on Social Security Studies (CIESS)