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The Ibero-American Multilateral Agreement on Social Security

7 February 2018

The Ibero-American Multilateral Agreement on Social Security is a pioneering initiative to guarantee the rights of migrant workers and their families, estimated by ECLAC at more than five and a half million people, between the 22 countries of the Ibero-American Community. The Agreement brings together the general principles at international level and is in line with national legislation, which enables it to be applied in the area of contributory financial insurance for disability, old age and survivors’ benefits, despite there being large differences between the systems concerned. Read paper

Gina Riaño is General Secretary of the Ibero-American Social Security Organisation.

Author(s): 
Gina Riaño
Theme: 
Migration and Diaspora
Edition: 
2018 February