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How to ensure a strong Social Europe in a changing world? 22-01-2020

 
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European Commission publishes first plan for Social Europe

On 14 January, Valdis Dombovskis, Vice-President for an Economy that works for People, and Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights announced the publication of a Communication on "A strong social Europe for just transitions". The document lays out the Commission's roadmap for its initiatives in the fiedl of social policy during its mandate. 

Gender equality & social security: outcomes of FaSI event 16-01-2020

 
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Participants exchanged on the role of social security in ensuring gender equality

On 3 December, the Family and Social Inclusion Committee held in the European Parliament its event "When social security systems ensure gender equality: how to (re)design social security systems to support gender equality". The event, co-organised with MEP Kumpula-Natri (S&D, Finland), gathered EU level representatives from the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the EU alongside national social security experts.

Public health at the core of the Health Partnership 13-12-2019

 
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ESIP with 42 other organisations call for a public health driven Partnership

Together with 42 other organisations representing patients, doctors, HTAs and other public organisations, healthcare payers represented within ESIP express their views on the future European Partnership on Innovative Health. 

ESIP elects its new President 05-12-2019

 
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Renewal of ESIP leadership

On 4 December 2019, during its General Assembly, the European Social Insurance Platform (ESIP) elected its new president, Ilka Wölfle. She succeeds Arnaud Emériau who held the position for the last three years and who will now act as Vice-President.