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Academy on Social Security
ILO International Training Centre
From 22 September to 3 October 2014, ILO International Training Centre, Turin, Italy.
The Academy on Social Security is the most comprehensive training package delivered by the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) in the fi eld of social protection. Through a diversified and need-driven course curriculum of 16 elective courses and 8 plenary sessions, the Academy addresses a wide range of topics such as the extension of social protection, efficient governance, sustainable financing and reform options with some of the best lecturers on these topics.
Over a two-week period, participants have the opportunity to take advantage of a rich and flexible learning programme, which guarantees a steep learning curve in an international environment of knowledge exchange and provides a unique opportunity for networking with a large pool of social security experts.
The specific objectives are:
• Improving the skills of social security managers involved in the governance, design, reforms and administration of social security institutions;
• Analyzing best international practices and guidelines of social security schemes and the protection of the interests of beneficiaries;
The course is designed for officials committed to furthering social protection with innovative, practical methods and techniques. More precisely, (1) managers, planners, advisers and professionals working in social security institutions, (2) policy-planners and officials from key ministries responsible for the development and monitoring of social protection systems, (3) representatives of the social partners involved in the governance of social security institutions and (4) practitioners and consultants of UN agencies working on social protection.