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AEIP is a proud member of the ETS consortium working on the creation of a pilot website, which aims to make use of the experiences and input of the network of the www.findyourpension.eu initiative for mobile workers. Next to a Find Your Provider service in at least five EU countries, this platform needs to offer an information service in a wide range of EU Member States. On the 2nd of October 2019, during the project’s kick-off Conference in Brussels, the ETS consortium presented its plans. It revealed the state of play of digital pension communication in Europe and provided a ...
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There is a month left until the 2019 AEIP Annual Conference on the topic of “Social Dialogue and the Paritarian Model: Added Value in a Changing Labour Market”.   The event will take place in the morning of 6th November in the Square Brussels Convention Centre (Address: Mont des Arts, 1000, Brussels). To register please, fill in the registration form here. The Conference will aim to address the aspects of the European Social Model that link directly to the engagement of social partners in reforming social protection systems. Starting from the morning of 6th November, the half-day Conference will focus on ...
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In order to provide an analysis on the added-value, nature and historical evolution of the paritarian model in the year of the European elections, AEIP published in September 2019 its updated White Paper. The document provides an overview of the founding history and the development of the role and mission of AEIP since its creation in 1996, including practical examples of the functioning of the paritarian model in several European Member States. Most importantly, the White Paper presents the position of AEIP members in the current context, as well their recommendations with regard to social protection at the EU level ...
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AEIP, FIEC and EFBWW carried out a seminar in Bucharest as part of the currently ongoing TANSIRC project in Bucharest, Romania on the topic of: “Promoting paritarian social funds in the construction industry”. AEIP presented on the added-value of the paritarian model, together with its German member – SOKA BAU. For the press release of the seminar please see here ...
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The current research paper of AEIP focuses on compulsory membership in pension schemes. It includes an extensive analysis of the relevant jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice as well as of the regulatory and institutional framework in a few EU Member States. The goal of the paper is to give a comprehensive overview of the issue, by laying-out in a structured manner the legal arguments which examine compulsory membership in relation to EU competition law and freedom of services. For the full research paper, please see here ...
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The AEIP position paper on the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) presents a number of key messages and valid arguments, which support an exception of occupational pension funds from the FTT, as well as of funded or partly funded pension institutions subject to Regulation (EC) 883/2004. Having in mind the joint position paper of France and Germany on the FTT and following the most recent Council discussions at the level of finance ministers as well as at the level of technical working parties, AEIP would like to underline the important role of occupational pension funds and funded pension institutions, while requesting ...
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In accordance with the rotating system of AEIP’s Presidency, during the AEIP Board meeting of 26th June, Mr Philip Neyt, PensioPlus has been officially appointed as the new President of AEIP for the period July 2019- June 2021. We would like to thank Mr. Michel Dieu, CTIP for his excellent work during the former period as outgoing President of AEIP and give a warm welcome to Mr. Neyt. Mr. Neyt is currently the Chair of PensioPlus, the Belgian Association of Pension Institutions. We are looking forward to a very productive two-year period under his presidency! ...
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AEIP, as a research coordinator, developed a research paper on the topic of Mental Health in the Construction Industry as part of the joint project carried out between May 2017 – March 2019 by the European social partners of the construction industry - the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers European – EFBWW and the European Construction Industry Federation – FIEC. With this project, the European Social partners - EFBWW and FIEC aimed to address the topic of occupational mental health from the sector-specific perspective of the construction industry, to improve the stakeholders’ understanding of the subject and to provide ...
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The EUMH Alliance’s response to the adoption of Council Conclusions on Young People and the Future of Work The European Alliance for Mental Health – Employment & Work (EUMH Alliance) – an informal coalition of European organisations promoting mental health and well-being in the workplace – acknowledges the adoption of the Council conclusions on Young People and the Future of Work and highlights the need to include young people’s mental health in all debates on the Future of Work in the European Union (EU).Addressing youth and in-work poverty and work-life balance should be a must, not an option. The meeting of EU ministers responsible for ...
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On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the European Alliance for Mental Health – Employment and Work (EUMH Alliance) highlights the importance of including mental health as part of a timely debate on the Future of Work in the EU. In a world where costs related to occupational mental health challenges are substantial[i] and constantly increasing[ii], discussions around the Future of Work will need to address potential negative effects of new forms of employment on mental health. In this context, the EU Framework Directive on occupational safety and health (OSH) should better ensure workers’ safety and health in every aspect related ...
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