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2-4 November 2022 
IOPS Committee Meetings, AGM & OECD/IOPS Global Forum on private pensions, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

26-27 September 2022
IOPS training workshop

18 July 2022
IOPS Extraordinary General Meeting (virtual)

20-24 June 2022
Joint OECD-IOPS meetings followed by the International Pension Research Association (IPRA) Conference, Paris, France

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:  Supervisory Approaches Enhancing Cyber Resilience

Supervisory approaches to enhancing cyber resilience‌‌‌

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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: IOPS Good Practices for designing, presenting and supervising pension projections (22 March 2022)

IOPS Good Practices for designing, presenting and supervising pension projections

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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

Co-sponsored by the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) and the OECD , this academic journal is published by Cambridge University. It 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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