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Indicators' sub-group

The Indicators' Sub-Group (ISG) of the Social Protection Committee (SPC) was set up in 2001 to:


The ISG:

  • is composed of national experts in the fields of social inclusion, pensions and health and long term care from each EU country and the European Commission.
  • is supported by the Commission’s policy analysts (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) and statisticians (Eurostat).
  • draws on academic expertise through studies and specific contributions.

The current composition of the ISG Bureau is as follows: Chair: Rudi Van Dam (BE); Vice-Chair: Volker Schmitt (DE).

The ISG Secretariat is provided by the Commission. The current Secretary is Paul Minty.

ISG members

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