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Fighting social dumping: yesterday AEIP participated to the launch of a campaign promoted by the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers. EFBWW urges the European Commission to close the European legal loopholes which allow companies and individuals to set up fake companies and/or use fake subsidiary-companies in other EU member states to avoid paying social security contributions. La lutte contre le dumping social: hier l'AEIP a participé au lancement d'une campagne soutenue par la Fédération Européenne des Travailleurs du Bâtiment et du Bois. La FETBB incite la Commission Européenne à combler les failles de la législation européenne qui permettent aux ...
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On Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th June, AEIP represented by Magdalena Michalska, Health Affairs Advisor, participated in Round Table Discussions on Mental Health organised on the initiative of the Mental Health International, with an official support of the Embassy of Canada to Belgium. Regarding attendees, those attending the meeting on 8 June were members of the Target Advisory group launched on the Initiative of the Mental Health International, senior executives attending on behalf of the Target Advisory Group, members and guests that have been invited to present their work / provide insight and expertise during the discussions. The Roundtable of ...
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On 19th May AEIP participated to the seminar organized for the 40th anniversary of the Belgian Association of Pension Institution (BAPI - ABIP) on “The future of sectoral complementary pensions in Belgium”. The event, held in Brussels at the Royal Library, represented the occasion to discuss about the democratisation process of the Belgian complementary pension funds. Many experts participated, including Mr Gerard Riemen, AEIP President & General Director of Pensioenfederatie and the Belgian Minister for Pensions, Mr Daniel Bacquelaine. Le 19 mai, l'AEIP a participé au séminaire relatif à l'avenir des pensions complémentaires en Belgique organisé à l'occasion du 40ème ...
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On May 19, AEIP participated as a speaker in a workshop on mental health in the workplace organized by EUROHEALTHNET. Participants discussed how and why mental health should be put on the European agenda, and what are the initiatives taken at national level.  The workshop was also attended by representatives from the EU-OSHA, DG Santé and DG EMPL. AEIP took the opportunity to talk about the joint position on mental health and wellbeing adopted with AIM and presented the European Alliance on Mental Health in All Policies of which AEIP is an active member. Le 19 mai, l'AEIP a participé ...
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On 11th and 12th May, 2015, AEIP attended a European Conference on Mental Health in All Policies in Helsinki. The aim of the conference was to disseminate evidence and good policy practices based on the outcomes of activities under the EU Health Program, including projects and the Joint Action on Mental health and Well-being. During the conference, the European Alliance on Mental Health in All Policies, which AEIP is an active member of, was presented by the involved partners (AEIP, AIM, MMHE, EPHA; GGZNederland). AEIP made a contribution in the mental ill health consequences for the social protection and economic growth ...
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The  Annual Conference of AEIP "Solvency Rules and Risk-Based Management" took place in Geneva (Switzerland) on April 23. This year, the AEIP annual conference explored solvency rules ideas put forward by the European Union, with a view to defining a prudential framework adapted to the EU’s Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provisions (IORPs). The dynamics of the debate on solvency rules favour the emergence of new investment strategies that place risk control at the heart of asset and liability management. Le 23 avril, Génève a hébérgé la conférence annuelle de l'AEIP intitulée "Règles de solvabilité et gestion des risques". Cette année, lors de la ...
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The European Parliament has approved the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) after MEPs made a number of amendments to the proposal. Although the Budgets and Economic Monetary Affairs committees approved the EFSI, a cornerstone of the €315bn ‘Juncker Plan’, MEPs thwarted European Commission plans to cut back on other budgets to fund the vehicle. The Commission had hoped to reduce research and transport investment budgets to fund the EFSI’s guarantee fund, a buffer fund to help reduce the risk of losses to external investors. However, MEPs added legislation that called for budgets to be protected, as well as for ...
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IORP Directive must not 'unpick' pension systems, rapporteur warns The European lawmaker appointed as rapporteur for the IORP Directive has warned that the law must not damage existing pension systems and insisted he would take time to engage with stakeholders as he drafted his report on the legislation. Brian Hayes, an Irish MEP and member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee (ECON), said it was vital that the European Parliament took its time while drafting an opinion on the IORP Directive, the basis of the chamber’s negotiating position ahead of talks with member states and the European Commission next year. Speaking ...
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On March 18, 2015, an AEIP Construction sector working groups meeting was organized. Several topics were discussed, including an EU Project on the Social ID Card for construction workers that AEIP contributed to as coordinator, occupational health and safety and vocational training, and paid holidays schemes. Furthermore, the MEP Claude Rolin (BE, EPP) informed participants about the European Parliament‘s activities on undeclared work related issues. The next meeting will be held on October 14, 2015. Le 18 mars, 2015, une réunion des groupes de travail du secteur de la construction de l'AEIP a été organisée. Lors de cette réunion, les participants ...
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Yesterday the final event of TTYPE (Track and Trace Your Pensions in Europe) project took place at the European Economic and Social Committee. TTYPE delivered a high level design for a European pension tracking service. The purpose of a pension tracking system is to give people in Europe the opportunity to obtain an overview of their pension entitlements in the various EU countries where they have accrued pensions. For more information and download of the final report, check out this link:  http://pensionstogether.eu/ Hier, l'événement final du projet TTYPE (Track and Trace Your Pensions in Europe) a eu lieu au Comité ...
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