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IOPS Members measures taken to address the COVID-19 crisis

9-10 and 17 November 2020: Virtual IOPS Committee Meetings and AGM

15-17 June 2020: IOPS Virtual Committee Meetings jointly with the OECD WPPP followed by the IPRA Virtual Conference on Pension challenges and opportunities, 26 June 2020.

26 May 2020: IOPS releases its Statement on pension supervisory actions to mitigate the consequences of the Covid-19 crisis

Working Papers on Effective Pension Supervision

The IOPS Working Papers series aims to fill a gap in pension research by highlighting a range of challenges to be met in the development of national pension supervisory systems.

Latest issue:

- Design and Supervision of Pension Projections in 26 Jurisdictions, WP 34 (December 2019)

IOPS Working Paper 34 December 2019


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IOPS Guidelines and Good Practices

Our Guidelines and Good Practices are being developed to help supervisory regimes throughout the world comply with international standards. 

Latest issue:

- Supervisory guidelines on the integration of ESG factors in the investment and risk management of pension funds (2019)

 IOPS ESG Guidelines

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IOPS Toolkit for Risk-based Supervision

The IOPS Toolkit for Risk-based Supervision (RBS) provides a 5-module framework for pensions supervisors looking to apply a system of risk-based supervision. Case studies from 11 Jurisdictions which have adopted a risk-based approach provide further details of how a risk-based methodology has been developed in different contexts.

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Members only area

Open to all Governing and Associate Members, this password-protected community site facilitates the exchange of ideas and provides access to meeting documents.

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Journal of Pension Economics and Finance

Published by Cambridge University, this academic journal focuses on the economics and finance of pensions and retirement income.

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Database of complementary and private pensions

The ISSA/OECD/IOPS Complementary and Private Pensions Database provides a comprehensive data source on the regulation of private pension systems worldwide. It is publicly available on website of The International Social Security Association (ISSA):

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