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The Inter-American Conference on Social Security (CISS ) is an international , technical and specialized organization with permanent status , which was founded in 1942 with the aim of promoting the development of social-security in the Americas and the Caribbean.

The CISS is currently composed of social security institutions from 36 nations.

Membership is divided into holders , associates, linked and affiliate members , according to its responsibility for the regulation , administration, management , supervision , study or research social security .

Today , more than 70 institutions forming a true network to regional cooperation throughout the hemisphere.

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The Inter-American Conference on Social Security (CISS ) is an international, technical and specialized organization with permanent character; that seeks to promote the development of social security in the Americas and the Caribbean. In recent years, the CISS has evolved into a forum for communication, exchange, research and training.

The CISS headquarters building located in Colonia San Jeronimo Lidice, in the southern part of Mexico City was inaugurated on March 19th, 1963.

Our facilities are home to an outstanding network of education, cultural, social and institutional cooperation founded on the welfare of the people.

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News and Events

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 1…


November 29, 2016
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Framework Agreement for Technical Cooperation

CISS and Public Institutes of Social Welfare signed a Framework Agreement for Technical Cooperation The Genera…


November 21, 2016
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Framework Convention for Technical Collaboration.

Panama City, Panama. In order to consolidate the development of actions, projects and programs rel…


November 19, 2016
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The “Puerta de las Americas” was donated to the CISS

The "Puerta de las Americas" (The Gate of the Americas) was donated to the CISS The monumental original work is located in the …


November 10, 2016
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News of Membership

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Now a supplementary pension plan

Complementary plans are a more economical alternative to protection than prepaid ones, this figure is being introduced in voluntar…


March 24, 2017
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Eduardo Ayllón is positioned as director of the new regulatory body of health

Eduardo Ayllón was held responsible for the Authority of Control of the National Health System, whose mission is to protect the r…


March 21, 2017
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News of American Commissions and Sub-regions

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The SRT will chair a Committee of the Inter-American Conference on Social Security

Se trata de la Comisión Americana de Prevención de Riesgos del Trabajo, que funciona bajo la órbita de la Conferencia Interamer…


September 6, 2016
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