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Dr. Ramadhani Dau elected member of the Governing body of ISSA

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    The Secretary General of the International Social Security Associations (ISSA) Mr. Hans-Horst Konkolewsky (l) congratulates Dr Dau for being elected a member of the Governing Bureau of the organization at a brief function at the Cape Town International Conference Centre yesterday. During the short meeting between the two, the ISSA Secretary General confered the honour to Tanzania to host the next Africa Region Social Security Forum at a date to be announced later. This will bring together all social security funds in Africa

    From a Correspondent in South Africa, 2nd December 2010 @ 12:00, Total Comments: 0, Hits: 267

    THE Director General of the National Social Security Fund, (NSSF), Dr Ramadhani Dau, has been elected member of the Governing Bureau of the Geneva-based International Social Security Association (ISSA).

    According to an NSSF statement, Dr Dau’s election took place here on Wednesday during the ongoing World Social Security Forum at the Cape Town International Conference Centre. He will hold the post for three years.

    His constituency in the ISSA Bureau consists of 15 eastern and southern African countries. Alongside him, Prince Dlamini Lonkhokhela of Swaziland has also been elected to the Bureau of the universal social security organization.

    The two will represent Tanzania, South Africa, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. The other countries are Lesotho, Kenya, Uganda, Djibouti and Rwanda.

    Dr Dau and Prince Dlamini’s brief in the world association is to work for Africa’s interests with regard to such matters as training, teaching, research and capacity building.

    The WSSF was opened on Monday 29 November by ISSA president Corazon de la Paz-Bernardo and will wind up tomorrow with the election of a new president. Four candidates from across the world are vying for the post.

    They are Mr Errol F. Stoove (The Netherlands), Mr Bernard N’Doumi (Ivory Coast), Mr Madonsela (South Africa) and Mr Ernesto O. Murro from Uruguay.)

    Meanwhile, ISSA’s Secretary General Hans-Horst Konkolewsky on Thursday paid glowing tributes to Dr Dau for being elected to the highest decision making body of the organisation.

    At a brief meeting with Dr Dau at the CTITICC on Thursday, the Secretary General granted Tanzania the honour to host the next ISSA Regional Conference for Africa, on a date to be known later.

    This year’s World Assembly is hosted by the Republic of South Africa’s Department of Social Development, and offers participants an opportunity to share knowledge, good practices and discuss key challenges and innovative strategies for dynamic social security.

    The ISSA is the world’s leading international organization bringing together national social security administrations and agencies. It provides information, research, expert advice and platforms for members to build and promote dynamic social security systems and policy worldwide.

    Founded in 1927, the ISSA has around 340 member organizations in nearly 150 countries. The President of the ISSA is Corazon de la Paz-Bernardo, from the Philippines, and the Secretary General is Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, from Denmark.