Acciones en Social Security Administration

  • Capacity building for the SSR on governance on administrative operations

    Start activities
    24-07-2023
    End activities
    27-10-2023
    Code
    2023-12
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Economy and Finances
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional capacity building
  • Technical assistance for the evaluation of the real cost of health care procedures and the updating of the basic prices for the reimbursement of health care services

    Start activities
    05/09/2022
    End activities
    24-02-2023
    Code
    2022-05
    Description
    The National Health Insurance Institute (INAM) of Togo is a SOCIEUX+ long-standing partner. Together, strategic and organizational topics have been addressed, thus enhancing INAM’s role into the management of health insurance, particularly in view of the roll-out of the 2021 Law instituting the Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This Action focused on specific components of health insurance management such as tariffication of health procedures and the assessment of the quality/performance of health service provision covered by the insurance. Experts from Belgium and France helped updating the reimbursement prices of a sample, based on a price-setting methodology that will remain in INAM’s availability.
    Partner Institution
    National Health Insurance Institute [Institut National d?Assurance Maladie du Togo] (INAM)
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational capacity building
  • Regulations of the Law of the Institute of Security and Social Services of Workers of the State of Campeche

    Start activities
    End activities
    Code
    2018-15
    Description
    Based on the outcomes of previous Action 2016-15, which resulted in the preparation of a text of Law for updating the social security Law of the Mexican State of Campeche, the present action co-constructed the administrative regulations necessary for the Law's implementation. This process was steered by a team of experts coming from Spain throughout three activities, which also included a capacity-building of ISSSTECAM staff on regulatory methods.
    Partner Institution
    Institute of Security and Social Services of Workers
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
  • Drafting guideline and legal documents for the Regulation and Supervision on Social Security Fund

    Start activities
    21/10/2019
    End activities
    09/06/2020
    Code
    2019-26
    Description
    The Action has channeled knowledge to the staff of the Cambodia’s National Social Protection Committee (NSPC ) on the guiding principles inherent to investment policies, regulation and supervision of the social security system. This happened in a phase of passing legislation building the social security system governance in Cambodia, as well as its core rules of functioning. Mobilized experts from Finland and Lithuania accompanied the Partner’s reflection on the role of the NSPC as main regulator and supervisor of the social security system in Cambodia. In that purpose, regulatory texts have been jointly prepared, such as one settling the function of regulation and supervision of social security operator, the code of conduct for staff of the NSCP, the guidelines for policy disclosure, for e-audit and risk management within social security schemes, and investment guidelines. A study-visit to Finland was also implemented in the framework of the Action: the Cambodian delegation has been hosted by the University of Helsinki, the Finnish Pension Alliance, the Finnish Centre of Pensions, the Finance inspection, and the Social Insurance Institution.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Economy and Finances
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
  • Design of a comprehensive training plan for State Social Security Institutions

    Start activities
    12/11/2018
    End activities
    17/05/2019
    Code
    2018-20
    Description
    The Organización Nacional de Instituciones Estatales de Seguridad Social (ONIESS) is a platform gathering social security agencies of adhering Mexican states. Its role is one of policy coordination, capacity support of member organizations, and advocacy towards federal authorities in areas related to the social security mandate of the member organizations. In practice, ONIESS is primarily concerned with pension systems. Through this action, ONIESS has been supported by SOCIEUX+ mobilized experts from France and Spain to assess the needs in capacity building of the staffs of ONIESS’ member organizations and, on this basis, to formulate a comprehensive training plan. The plan encompasses four principal areas of concern, namely professional risks, the future of social security policy, financial and actuarial techniques, and administration and planning of social security schemes.
    Partner Institution
    Organización Nacional de Instituciones Estatales de Seguridad Social (ONIESS)
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational capacity building
  • Towards an Inclusive Census: Collecting and Analyzing Disaggregated Data for People with Disabilities in Burkina Faso

    Start activities
    10-10-2018
    End activities
    18-10-2018
    Code
    2018-21
    Partner Institution
    Ministère de la femme, de la solidarité nationale et de la famille
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional capacity building
  • Advise on financial regulation of social protection (social insurance)

    Start activities
    Aug-2018
    End activities
    25-01-2019
    Code
    2018-04
    Description
    The technical cooperation developed with the Ministry of Economy and Finances of Cambodia has firstly contributed to building the capacity of policymakers and technical staff with regards to the design and set-up of a supervisory mandate over social protection schemes, in view of EU and international best practices and affirmed mechanisms. Furthermore, experts from Bulgaria, Germany, and Lithuania, and the partner, jointly identified concrete options of financial supervision and regulation of Social Protection schemes which are applicable to the Cambodian context.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Economy and Finances
    Type of Assistance
    Policy development
  • Feasibility study on the introduction of mandatory health insurance in North Kivu

    Start activities
    16-5-2018
    End activities
    27-5-2018
    Code
    2018-10
    Partner Institution
    Division provinciale de la Santé, Nord-Kivu
    Type of Assistance
    Policy development
  • International Seminar: Suficiencia y Sustentabilidad Previsional: los retos de la Seguridad Social

    Start activities
    19/02/2018
    End activities
    20/03/2018
    Code
    2018-01
    Description
    Experts mobilized by SOCIEUX+ contributed to the panel "Reconciling sufficiency and sustainability. Lessons and experiences " through a presentation on the financing of Social Security in France, especially the design, implementation and results of the Generalized Social Contribution (CSG). A report prepared by the expert also addressed other components of Social Protection, including health expenditure, family benefits, compensation for loss of employment and insurance against occupational risks and diseases.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MTEySS)
    Type of Assistance
    International events (awareness raising)
  • Improving technical management tools available to INAM

    Start activities
    02/04/2018
    End activities
    02/08/2019
    Code
    2017-39
    Partner Institution
    National Health Insurance Institute (INAM)
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational management (structures & functions)
  • Contribution to the National Social Security Policy Round Table in Kenya

    Start activities
    24/03/2018
    End activities
    19/03/2018
    Code
    2018-03
    Description
    The action aimed to contribute to policy dialogue on social security in Kenya. Participation of experts from France in a round table on employment injury insurance, maternity protection and the role of social partners and social dialogue in insurance schemes took place on demand of the National Social Protection Conference on the occasion of a national conference held in Nairobi from 20 to 23 March 2018.
    Partner Institution
    National Social Protection Secretariat
    Type of Assistance
    National events (awareness raising)
  • Supporting vocational rehabilitation of persons living with disabilities

    Start activities
    feb-2015
    End activities
    feb-2015
    Code
    2014-13
    Description
    The Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family (MLSPF) is the national authority having overall responsibility for the development, promotion and implementation of social protection for people with disabilities. MLSPF plays a directing role in implementing the Social Inclusion Strategy for Persons with Disabilities (2010-2013) approved by law in 2010. Among one of the first steps taken by the Ministry for the implementation of the Strategy was the plan for the creation of a small department in charge of services for vocational rehabilitation of persons with severe disabilities within the Republican Experimental Prosthetic, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Centre (CREPOR). Knowledge from the provision of such services in the EU and focusing on the practical organisation and implementation of these by the CREPOR. A study visit to in Ireland was organised for senior staff of various Moldovan institutions in charge of rehabilitation services. Within a second activity, a general training needs assessment of the newly created vocational rehabilitation department was conducted with the support of a EU peers. This was the occasion to identify the needs and challenges in the provision of such services and the specific training needs of the CREPOR.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Familiy
    Type of Assistance
    Individual capacity building (human resources development)
  • Strengthening the capacities of the Ministry of Social Care to better monitor and evaluate social protection programmes/ projects

    Start activities
    aug-2015
    End activities
    aug-2015
    Code
    2014-11
    Description
    The Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development (MSCD) is the central Government authority responsible for the delivery of social services and the implementation of social protection programmes, which are designed to promote social development and reduce poverty in Barbados. A number of important initiatives have been undertaken by the Government to enhance institutional and administrative mechanisms for addressing poverty reduction and monitoring results, as well as general service delivery. For these, the MSCD’s functions in data collection and analysis require substantial capacities, in particular adequate information management systems. Mobilised expert carried out an assessment of the existing structures, capacities and gaps in the administration and management of information by the MSCD and their supervised programmes. Priorities for technical assistance were so identified for the development and of a central and comprehensive social relational database within a future management information system.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Social Care, Constituency, Empowerment and Community Development
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational management (structures & functions)
  • Support capacity building and institutional frameworks for the implementation of social protection

    Start activities
    jul-2014
    End activities
    nov-2014
    Code
    2014-03
    Description
    The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIoJ) is the foremost economic and social planning agency of the Jamaican Government. The PIoJ had a leading role in the elaboration of the Social Protection Strategy of the country, in 2014. Further, the PIoJ is in charge of coordinating the implementation of the Strategy’s actions and monitoring and evaluation corresponding operations. The success of which depends to a large extent on a careful and effective financial management to withstand economic shocks, which have been frequent in the Caribbean region. Experts mobilised transferred their experience and knowledge to their peers of the PIoJ in the areas of financing, monitoring and evaluation social protection. In addition, experts were to support the costing the existing Social Protection Floor [the minimum package of social assistance and protection services already in place] and the development of a monitoring and evaluation framework for social protection.
    Partner Institution
    Planning Institute of Jamaica
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
  • Social Insurance: assistance in the development of the State agents pension system

    Start activities
    may-17
    End activities
    aug-17
    Code
    2016-07
    Description
    Strenghten CPPF governance and offer of services
    Partner Institution
    Pensions and Family Benefits Fund of State Agents [Caisse des Pensions et des Prestations Familiales des Agents de l'Etat]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional Strengthening
  • Support to the extension of social protection in Cambodia

    Start activities
    oct-2016
    End activities
    nov-2016
    Code
    2016-02
    Description
    Support the extension and strengthening of social protection in Cambodia by assessing the partners needs, capacities and priorities, so as to identify specific areas of European technical assistance through SOCIEUX could bring added-value.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Economy and Finances
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational management (structures & functions)
  • Support finalising and implementing MoSD strategy

    Start activities
    abr-2016
    End activities
    oct-2016
    Code
    2015-25
    Description
    The specific objective was to support the development of the MoSD Strategy for 2016-2020 and the related Action Plan, and to share best practice from the EU in strategic planning for social protection policy.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Social Development (MoSD)
    Type of Assistance
    Policy development
  • Follow up support to the reform of the pension system in Mexico

    Start activities
    Feb-16
    End activities
    May-17
    Code
    2015-24
    Description
    Support in preparing a Declaration for the creation of a National Commission on Pensions, as well as a General Law and to obtain the approval of this Declaration, as well as a General Law of the major.
    Partner Institution
    Institute of Social Security of the State of Guanajuato (ISSEG)
    Type of Assistance
    Policy development
  • Capacity Building (Training) of Social Assistance Staff of implementation of the RISE Families Programme

    Start activities
    nov-2015
    End activities
    dic-2016
    Code
    2015-16
    Description
    The objective is to strengthen the capacity of the social assistance officers (SAOs)/case workers and Supervisors to adequately administer the social protection programmes to the most vulnerable beneficiary families of the RISE Programme.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Social Development - Department of Social Services, Nevis Island Administration (NIA)
    Type of Assistance
    Individual capacity building (human resources development)
  • Support to Universal Pension Scheme

    Start activities
    may-2015
    End activities
    feb-2017
    Code
    2014-26
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Empowerment, Social Welfare, Youth, Women and Children (MoESWYWC)
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional Strengthening
  • Human resources development planning for the Vietnam Social Security organisation

    Start activities
    jun-2015
    End activities
    oct-2016
    Code
    2014-15
    Description
    Vietnam Social Security (VSS) is a government agency under direct guidance of the Prime Minister to implement social security policies nation-wide and manage associated funds. A Human Resources Development(HRD) Plan of the VSS provides a structured framework to ensure that the capacities of the VSS staff and organisational measures meet the demands of a social security system in constant expansion in scope and complexity. However, challenges have also grown in reforming existing structures as expansion continues and business processes of the VSS evolved. Mobilised experts and their Vietnamese peers in a first step situational analysis and quick review and assessment of the implementation of the existing HRD Plan and other associated measures at the VSS. This required a review of business processes of the VSS. As a result of this joint work an inter-department working group on HRD was established. In a second step, mobilised experts also proposed and transferred practical knowledge on internal peer-groups for driving HRD at the VSS.
    Partner Institution
    Vietnam Social Security [Bảo hiểm xã hội Việt Nam]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional Strengthening
  • Capacity building of the Social Prosperity Department

    Start activities
    apr-2015
    End activities
    oct-2016
    Code
    2014-19
    Description
    The Administrative Department for Social Prosperity [Prosperidad Social] integrated towards end of 2015, the National Agency for Overcoming Extreme Poverty (ANSPE) which coordinates the implementation of the National Strategy for Overcoming Extreme Poverty (UNIDOS) created in 2008. UNIDOS currently brings together a large number of entities involved in the provision of basic social services for the extremely poor. The Strategy is complemented by the departmental and municipal governments, including over 1000 municipalities, more than 50 strategic partners from the private sector, and stakeholders in social innovation and from international cooperation. Social Prosperity has engaged a process of re-designing the UNIDOS to strengthen its conceptual and operational aspects such as the design of the surveys, aspects of monitoring, the assistance given to families as well as the information system. The aim was to make Social Prosperity more efficient through better technical and technological tools and instruments, and human and physical capital. SOCIEUX+ mobilised experts conducted with the peers an assessment of the technical capacities of ANSPE to identify gaps and training needs. The scope of the technical assistance extended to red-design of beneficiaries identification mechanisms, information management systems and instruments for monitoring and evaluation. The latter having focused on analysis and further development of business and of information-data under the General Sub-Directorate for Overcoming Poverty, which is part of Social Solidarity. SOCIEUX+ supported also individual capacity building workshops which resulted in the development of a step-by-step guide to impact evaluation planning for the three key programmes led by Social Prosperity’s programmes (UNIDOS, Jóvenes en Acción, and Red de Seguridad Alimentaria). Additionally, technical advice was provided on determining pertinent criteria for the exit and entry of beneficiary families to the “More Families in Action” cash transfer programme.
    Partner Institution
    Social Prosperity agency [Prosperidad Social - formerly Agencia Nacional para la Superación de la Pobreza Extrema]
    Type of Assistance
    Training
  • Capacity building in strategy and policy making

    Start activities
    Nov-17
    End activities
    Nov-17
    Code
    2017-03
    Description
    Asegurar equidad y oportuna atención a los pensionados que se encuentran en la situación de que sus sentencias están pendientes de cumplimiento
    Partner Institution
    Institute for Social Security and Services for State Workers [Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional Strengthening
  • Capacity building for East and Central African social security agencies

    Start activities
    sep-17
    End activities
    nov-17
    Code
    2017-05
    Description
    Empower ECASSA-ITI to become a centre of excellence, at the regional level, for training and capacity-building of social security institutions and practitioners
    Partner Institution
    East and Central Africa Social Security Association
    Type of Assistance
    Training
  • Strengthening social protection conventions for Peruvian migrant workers

    Start activities
    22-01-2018
    End activities
    23-11-2018
    Code
    2017-12
    Description
    Mejorar la cobertura de seguridad social por los migrantes laborales internacionales peruanos
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion [Ministerio de Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional (Regulatory & Policy)
  • Start-up of the National Organisation of State Social Security Institutes and its technical secretariat

    Start activities
    Sep-17
    End activities
    May-18
    Code
    2017-17
    Description
    Poner en marcha la ONIESS y sus órganos de gobierno (Asamblea, la Comisión Permanente y el Secretariado Técnico)
    Partner Institution
    Institute of Social Security of the State of Guanajuato [Instituto de Seguridad Social del Estado de Guanajuato]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional Strengthening
  • Enhance effectiveness and coordination of social protection

    Start activities
    feb-15
    End activities
    feb-15
    Code
    2014-12
    Description
    The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP), has a core mandate and leading role in the planning, implementation and coordination of social protection policies in Ghana. In particular, the Ministry’s Directorate for Policy, Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation is responsible for assessing the progress in implementation of the National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS). An updated 2012 NSPS aimed at bringing the multitude of social protection programmes under a common umbrella. However, the NSPS 2012 had not been approved as from June 2014 when the MGCSP approached SOCIEUX. Mobilised experts addressed key issues for the approval of the updated NSPS including coordination local stakeholders. The reviewed with their peers functions of the social security agencies and provided recommendations on organisational issues, more specifically on coordination and decentralisation of social protection service provision. They facilitated a workshop for high-ranking civil servants and representatives of NGOs. Finally, they contributed to the reflections of a high-level working group by sharing social protection policy development in the EU.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional (Regulatory & Policy)
  • Strategic goals according to the Multidimensional Poverty Index in Panama

    Start activities
    Feb-18
    End activities
    31/05/2019
    Code
    2017-32
    Description
    Reduce multidimensional poverty by placing special emphasis on the main shortcomings of the Panamanian population
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Social Development [Ministerio de Desarrollo Social]
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional (Regulatory & Policy)