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European Commission funds 3 year program with 1.7 million euro A consortium of experienced European pension stakeholders has taken up the challenge to carry out a European Commission action to develop the Pilot stage of a European Tracking Service on Pensions (ETS). The European Commission has called for the ‘development of web-based cross-border pension tracking services that help mobile workers follow their pension rights accrued in different Member States and pension schemes in the course of their career’. The 2.1 million euro project is funded both by the European Commission (1.7 million euro) and by the consortium partners. The project ...
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The final seminar organised in the framework of the social partner project “Mental Health in Construction Work”, will take place in Brussels on 14th March. AEIP participated as the coordinator of the research activities and coordinated the elaboration of the final research report. The project was led by the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) and the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) as the European social partners of the Construction sector and with which AEIP has an ongoing protocol of cooperation. The research action was aimed at getting a better understanding of the overall topic of Mental Health in ...
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AEIP was happy to meet with the Hellenic Union of Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (HUIORP) in Athens. We wish them all the best in their upcoming undertakings and we are looking forward to a productive collaboration in the future ...
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AEIP has published its research paper on the European Semester, analysing the Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) related to pensions as well as healthcare systems. The current analysis of AEIP has a twofold aim: first, it is set to provide a comprehensive mapping of the Commission’s recommendations and their implementation across time and space. And secondly, it aims to give a concise picture of the reforms which took place at the national level as well as to provide a sound basis for a broad comparative exercise among the countries under study. For the full research paper of AEIP on the European ...
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In light of the latest trilogue negotiations regarding the PEPP, AEIP has published its most recent position paper. In order to reflect the additionality of PEPP to existing national pension systems, Member States that wish so, should be free to maintain restrictions that are in conformity with the IORP II Directive. We would like to stress on the need for a sufficient flexibility given to MSs with regard to making the decision on the inclusion or exclusion of IORPs as eligible PEPP providers. AEIP is convinced that NCAs should be the ones giving the authorization to providers for the creation ...
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AEIP and Pensions Europe have published a joint position paper calling for political action to relieve pension fund participants from unnecessary VAT burden for contracted management services. The full text of the press release is available here ...
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AEIP’s representatives took part in the Workshop on pension funds statistics organized by the European Central Bank in Frankfurt on 10 October 2018.  The workshop was the fourth meeting between the ECB, NCBs, NCAs, EIOPA, Eurostat, OECD and industry representatives, including AEIP. The meeting aimed at providing participants with an update on the work towards the implementation of the ECB Regulation on pension funds statistics , the convergence with EIOPA’s supervisory reporting and possible future use of these statistics. AEIP’s representatives from Mefop and Lombarid Odier provided presentations during the workshop ...
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For the first time the paritarian institutions of the German and Austrian social partners of the construction industry – SOKA-BAU and BUAK– organised and hosted the Europe Day together. AEIP’s Vice President – Mr Jean-Louis Peyrude spoke in the first panel of the event on the added value of a strong social dialogue for the development of sustainable social protection policies. For more information on the event, please see the press release here. ...
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With a joint position paper, AEIP and Pensions Europe urged the European Commission to take the necessary steps to relieve all pension fund participants from unnecessary VAT burdens, regardless the character of the schemes. The paper calls for an amendment to the VAT-Directive that provides clarity, is non-discriminative with regard to pension schemes, and remains up-to-date. For the joint position paper, see here ...
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                        The effects of the gig economy on young people’s mental health. Growing numbers of young people are working in temporary, flexible, and unstable jobs. In a new podcast, The European Alliance for Mental Health - Employment and Work explores what that means for young people’s mental health. It looks at how work and employment are changing, how new technology is shifting management styles, the job factors which support good mental health, and how to protect the mental health of those working in non-traditional employment. Listen The podcast features five experts discussing ...
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