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People waiting in line in a social security office 16/02/2011

Commission takes Belgium to the EU Court of Justice for discrimination

Some 200 non-Belgian European citizens who worked in the Belgian Congo or Ruanda-Urundi and contributed to the Belgian social security system do not enjoy the same social rights as their Belgian colleagues.

New campaign on social security coordination: Europe is your playground 10/11/2010

New campaign on social security coordination: Europe is your playground

The European Commission is launching an EU-wide information campaign to ensure that people are aware of their social security rights when living, working, studying, travelling or retiring in other EU countries.

Fishing boat 30/09/2010

Social security: the EU asks Cyprus to end discrimination against Community seafarers

The European Commission has asked the Republic of Cyprus to abolish the requirement for Community seafarers working on Cypriot boats to be residents of Cyprus in order to join its social security scheme.

Over 188 million people in Europe now have a European Health Insurance Card 01/07/2010

Over 188 million people in Europe now have a European Health Insurance Card

This figure is equivelant to 3.2% more people than in 2008, according to the most recent figures provided by Member States.

EU takes action to guarantee care benefits for Britons abroad 24/06/2010

EU takes action to guarantee care benefits for Britons abroad

The European Commission has sent a formal request to the United Kingdom to pay care benefits to Britons – often pensioners – residing abroad in accordance with its obligations under EU law.

Win free tickets to the Couleur Café festival in Brussels with the European Health Insurance Card! 25/05/2010

Win free tickets to the Couleur Café festival in Brussels with the European Health Insurance Card!

In order to participate, you just have to upload an original picture featuring the European Health Insurance Card to the Social Europe Facebook page.

New social security rules: better protection of citizens' rights 30/04/2010

New social security rules: better protection of citizens' rights

On 1 May 2010 new regulations on social security coordination enter into force. This reform is a milestone in the building of a more citizen-friendly Europe.

Commission takes Germany to court on social security rights of disabled migrant workers 28/01/2010

Commission takes Germany to court on social security rights of disabled migrant workers

The European Commission is taking Germany to the European Court of Justice because of provisions which prevent handicapped, blind and deaf people from accessing their benefits if they work in Germany but live elsewhere.

 Social security coordination: revised EU rules 30/07/2009

Social security coordination: revised EU rules

The Council of Ministers and European Parliament have approved a legislative package on social security coordination in the EU.


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