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Pensions: on-going reforms will help Member States tackle demographic and sustainability challenges 21/02/2014

Pensions: on-going reforms will help Member States tackle demographic and sustainability challenges

The ongoing wave of pension reforms implemented by EU Member States will help them to achieve more sustainable pension systems and face demographic changes ahead, the European Commission stressed on the occasion of the publication today of the World Bank report "The Inverting Pyramid".

An old man looking at three possible pathways 16/02/2012

EU sets out plans for adequate, safe and sustainable pensions

The European Commission has published a White Paper on adequate, safe and sustainable pensions.

Couple using a calculator 06/04/2011

Commission requests Germany to pay beneficiaries full pension granted under bilateral agreements

The European Commission has requested Germany to pay pension beneficiaries the full amount of pensions granted under a bilateral agreement when a citizen moves to another EU country.

A woman holding a bank card in front of a computer screen 06/04/2011

Commission requests Belgium to pay pensions directly to bank accounts where beneficiaries reside

The European Commission has requested Belgium to end complex procedures for paying pensions to beneficiaries residing in another EU country.

Statement by Commissioner László Andor on the results of the EU-wide public consultation on pensions 07/03/2011

Statement by Commissioner László Andor on the results of the EU-wide public consultation on pensions

Following the Employment and Social Affairs Ministers' meeting in Brussels, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and inclusion, László Andor presented the first summary of results of the EU-wide Green Paper consultation on how the EU can help to ensure adequate, sustainable and safe pensions for its citizens.

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council 04/03/2011

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

The Council of EU Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 7 March in Brussels.

Old man looking at three different paths 13/12/2010

Joint report on Pensions

The report analyses pension systems in the EU, assesses the pension reforms in the light of aggravated challenges and develops an updated agenda for delivering adequate and sustainable pensions.

Couple of pensioners at the beach 08/09/2010

Commissioner Andor discusses adequate pensions for all at Belgian Presidency event

László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion participated in a conference to discuss the adequacy of pensions and social protection systems in Europe.

EU launches public debate on the future of pensions 07/07/2010

EU launches public debate on the future of pensions

The European Commission has on July 7, 2010 launched a Europe-wide public debate on how to ensure adequate, sustainable and safe pensions and how the EU can best support the national efforts.

People from all walks of life 10/07/2009

Updates of current and prospective theoretical pension replacement rates 2006-2046

The Indicator Sub-Group (ISG) of the Social Protection Committee (SPC) has updated calculations on the Theoretical replacement rates. These calculations provide the possibility to look at individual case studies and evaluate to what extent current and future pension systems ensure that the elderly have the resources to support adequate standards of living.


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