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The 13th edition of the World Pension Alliance & Transatlantic Conference will take place on June 7 & 8, 16h00 – 19h00 CEST The 13th edition of the Conference is organized by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) & the World Pension Alliance and the Transatlantic partnership. The Transatlantic partners consist of the European Association of Paritarian Institutions (AEIP), US National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP), the Multi-employer Benefit Plan Council of Canada (MEBCO). AIST has the pleasure of hosting the 2022 World Pension Alliance & Transatlantic Conference as an online event in the afternoons of 7th June ...
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On 29 March 2022, AEIP published its input to the European Commission’s call for evidence on the European care strategy accompanied by a proposal for a Council Recommendation on Long-term care and on the revision of the Barcelona targets on early childhood education and care. AEIP strongly supports the European Commission’s (EC) goals for the EU Care Strategy and it believes that this is an opportunity to foster the provision of long-term care (LTC) and informal care. AEIP calls the EC to promote the paritarian model across the EU as basis for sustainable and inclusive social protection. Paritarian institutions can ...
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On 6th April AEIP participated in the Social Dialogue on the High-Level Group on the future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU. We appreciated the chance to present some preliminary points to DG EMPL and the Chair of the HLEG – Ms Anna Diamantopoulou: Paritarian institutions are a key component of a well-structured reflection and democratically driven transformation of the EU welfare states. They can strengthen and promote their role as a legitimate mediator between institutions and citizens in the generalized debate for the redesigning of social protection systems. Paritarian institutions are also able to ...
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On 23 February 2022, AEIP published its input to the European Commission Guidelines on the application of EU competition law to collective agreements regarding the working conditions of solo self-employed persons. The draft Guidelines aim to make sure that EU competition law does not stand in the way of certain solo self-employed people's efforts to improve collectively their working conditions. They are part of the set of measures to improve the working conditions in platform work and to ensure that people working through digital labour platforms can enjoy social rights and benefits. In its response, AEIP highlights that the EU ...
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In its position AEIP underlines its support for the development of the EU taxonomy for sustainable activities, as it is a necessary element for sustainable finance, ensuring a better and more aligned framework for the integration of well-thought criteria for the environmental sustainability of investments. To that goal, common and reliable definitions and measuring points throughout the economy are essential in mobilizing capital. Hence, reliable and science-based definitions and pathways are a cornerstone of building trust between politicians, companies, financial institutions and clients. AEIP also stresses the pivotal role and advice of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance. For the ...
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On the morning of 2 December AEIP organized its online event on the topic of: ‘The future of social protection – the role of supplementary social protection institutions: The added-value of the paritarian model to deliver solutions in a changing context’, as part of the 2021 European Retirement Week and in order to mark its 25th anniversary of activities in Brussels.   The event aimed to showcase and celebrate the activity of AEIP during the past 25 years, as it brought together experts, academics, policy makers, social partners and representatives of AEIP’s members to discuss the important role of the paritarian ...
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We are happy to announce AEIP’s participation as honorary partner in the 3rd Occupational Retirement Provision Forum of HUIORP with the title ‘Occupational Insurance: on the path to growth, focused on institutional Reforms’. The conference aims to give a good overview of all recent developments that took place in occupational insurance in the past years, in Greece and across Europe, and to highlight the role of the 2nd Pillar as well as the importance of IOPRs regarding social protection, economic growth and financial resilience. In addition, this year’s event aims at emphasizing the challenges and growth opportunities presented in the ...
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Presenting the Results of the YES Project 2nd February 2022 from 10:00 to 12:00 CET JOIN US ONLINE The European Association of Paritarian Funds – AEIP is pleased to announce that on the morning of 2 February 2022 it organises the webinar “Skills of posted workers in the construction sector and opportunities from the validation of competences and vocational training” to present the results of the Youth Employment Skillset in Posting (YES) Project. The webinar will gather key stakeholders of the construction sector, experts of employment policies and EU institutions to discuss the role of vocational training and of validation ...
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On the occasion of the 25 years from the creation of AEIP and in the context of AEIP’s participation to the 2021 European Retirement Week, we are delighted to publish our latest comprehensive research paper on the topic of “The added value of the paritarian model”. The current research brings together a conceptual analysis on the concept and main characteristics of paritarism as well as a detailed historical examination of the development and current functioning of paritarian institutions in a number of countries, including Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany and Italy. The paper also casts light in the relevance of ...
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