International cooperation

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International cooperation

Since 1980, the School contributes to the worldwide spread of effective social protection covering the greatest number.

This international outlook is characterized by both a diversity of international contacts (Africa, Latin America, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, etc.) and the topics chosen for study (development of public policy, management and internal administration of organizations, human resources and training strategy for Social Security administrations).

Teaching activities organized in initial and continuous training cycles

Cycle of Specialized Studies in Social Organization Management (CESGOS)

• organized each year since 1992
• designed for French-speaking managers and directors
• each year, around twenty interns represent primarily the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, the Maghreb, Russia, Central and East European countries and the Near East

Senior Executive Training Cycle (CIFOCSS) in collaboration with the Ivory Coast Institute of Social Security Professions (IM2S)

• organized every two years since 1984
• a 12-month training program, with three months in France
• around 20 interns per class, mainly from Ivory Coast and 16 other French-speaking countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

High-Level Managers Cycle, designed for Chinese Social Security directors, in partnership with the Social Security Capacity Building Center

• a 4-month training cycle including a two-week study seminar in France
• classes of 30 to 50 interns
• instruction and technical visits to Social Security organizations focusing on social policy and Social Security organization management issues

Cooperation with China : an example of contributing to the spread of social protection

Aiming to extend social coverage and ensure more professional organization management, China is committed to the active development of social protection.
Cooperation between the Chinese National School of Social Security (NSSCBC) and EN3S covers several areas :
• Engineering and training cycles
• Organization of Franco-Chinese seminars and colloquiums
• Deployment of regional partnerships (Chinese provinces and French regions)
• Publication of a bilingual newsletter on current topics

Partnerships and technical cooperation

Organization of professional interventions in response to specific requests from foreign Social Security administrations
• Diagnosis and evaluation of training needs
• Organization and guiding of tailored training programs, transfer of expertise or
project support to reinforce administrative effectiveness
• Programs of technical visits to social protection organizations and welcoming of foreign delegations

Reinforcement of training capabilities in the field of social protection
• Support and consulting for the development of internal training functions or structures
• Organization of training for instructors, assistance for the implementation of schools dedicated to social protection