Report recognises efforts to ensure adequate pensions in the EU, but more needs to be done30/04/2018
Report recognises efforts to ensure adequate pensions in the EU, but more needs to be done
The 2018 Pensions Adequacy Report analyses how current and future pensions help prevent old-age poverty and maintain the income of men and women for the duration of their retirement. It underlines that Member States pay more and more attention to sustainable, adequate pensions in their reforms, but further measures will be needed in the future.
Ready for the Demographic Revolution? Measuring Active Ageing14/01/2016
Ready for the Demographic Revolution? Measuring Active Ageing
Across the EU, the number of older people is increasing – particularly fast, when it comes to people over 80 – and the number of young and working-age people is decreasing. Many regard this as a problem, particularly if they see older people as a burden.
Why older women are much more exposed to the risk of poverty than older men14/10/2015
Why older women are much more exposed to the risk of poverty than older men
Europe is ageing. More than 130 million people in the European Union, or about a quarter of the total population, receive a pension. By and large, the national pension systems make sure that older citizens receive a stable income after the end of their working life and are not threatened by poverty. In fact, the risk of being poor in the EU is lower among the elderly above age 65 as compared to the population below age 65.
Adequate pensions: new report calls for measures to enable people to work until they reach the pension age05/10/2015
Adequate pensions: new report calls for measures to enable people to work until they reach the pension age
Europe’s pension systems can be expected to deliver adequate pensions also to future generations of retirees provided Member States pursue strong policies to enable as many workers as possible to stay in jobs until they reach the statutory pension age, a new report on pension adequacy shows.
Pensions: on-going reforms will help Member States tackle demographic and sustainability challenges21/02/2014
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".
EU sets out plans for adequate, safe and sustainable pensions16/02/2012
EU sets out plans for adequate, safe and sustainable pensions
The European Commission has published a White Paper on adequate, safe and sustainable pensions.
Statement by Commissioner László Andor on the results of the EU-wide public consultation on pensions07/03/2011
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.
Joint report on Pensions13/12/2010
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.
Commissioner Andor discusses adequate pensions for all at Belgian Presidency event08/09/2010
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 pensions07/07/2010
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.