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Sectoral social dialogue - Insurance

Social partners

Employees' organisations Employers' organisations
UNI Europa The European Federation of National Insurance Associations
  The European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries
  Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe

Social dialogue in this sector covers:

  • insurance
  • reinsurance
  • pension funding, except compulsory social security.

In the EU, the insurance sector employs some 1.2 million people.

Major challenges are the changing legislative framework as a result of the financial crisis, Eurozone crisis, image deterioration, skills needs.

Focus areas

The Committee is currently focusing on:

  • lifelong learning
  • integrating social partners from newer EU countries into the committee
  • relevant regulatory issues.

Activities and meetings

Check the library entries for this sectoral social dialogue committee.


  • Joint statement on demographic challenge in the European insurance sector (2010)
  • Proposal for a joint statement on vocational training in the insurance sector at European level (2003)
  • CEA Survey on supply and demand for training in EU countries (+Norway) (2003)

See also "European sectoral social dialogue – recent developments" (2010 brochure).


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