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According to a study just published by the European Commission in most EU countries, EU citizens from other Member States use welfare benefits no more intensively than the host country's nationals. Mobile EU citizens are less likely to receive disability and unemployment benefits in most countries studied.
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Between 23 September and 23 October 2013, the European Union will organise one month of online debates on the Single Market.
Social security is a key issue for people moving within Europe. Thanks to EU rules on social security coordination, citizens moving within the EU should not lose out on their social security rights because of their mobility.
This conference will mark the first anniversary of the new regulations modernising the coordination of social security systems in the EU, applied 1 May 2010.
On 1st May 2010, the legislative package known as "modernised EU social security coordination", started to apply in the 27 EU Member States. A number of significant changes to the previous coordination regime were introduced.