20 September 2022 

Digital Convergence Initiative, DCI 

Thia webinar was part of the Talking Interoperability dialogue series convened by the Digital Convergence Initiative (DCI) to facilitate technical conversations on interoperability in the social protection sector. The session focused on the experience of the National Old-Age Insurance Fund (CNAV) of France, showcasing how they used interoperability techniques to integrate information systems of individual social programs and coordinate social policies and programs. Experts from various government agencies, software vendors, system integrators, and international organizations participated, sharing technical insights, challenges, and potential solutions for enhancing interoperability in social protection information systems. The webinar offered simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, and French. 


  • Maria Kitanova, Director of IT Landscape and Expertise, Information Systems 
  • Department, National Old-Age Insurance Fund (CNAV), France 
  • Andres Chamba, Social Protection Specialist, World Food Programm 
  • Sudhanshu Jain, Associate Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers private limited 

Moderator: Bonaparte Ruhamya Byuma, Planning and Research Division Manager, Rwanda Social Security Board 

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Registrants: 117


Attendees: 18


Youtube views: 121

(until september/2023)