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On March 26th, 2014 BASPSC took part in the organized by the EC conference The future of pensions in Europe: taking stock and looking ahead two years after the White Paper
27.03.2014

The conference brought together EU and national decision-makers, renowned academic experts and senior stakeholder representatives to review the progress achieved and to discuss what still needs to be done in the key areas covered by the White Paper and within the rapidly evolving context of the EU economic governance.
The conference was structured in three thematic panels, each chaired by the responsible member of the Commission.

·    László Andor opened the conference and introduced the panel discussion on balancing time spent in work and in retirement.
·    Michel Barnier focused on the contribution of supplementary savings to safe and adequate retirement incomes.
·    Olli Rehn looked at the link between pension reforms and sustainable public finances.

In addition, a fourth panel discussed the longer-term future for pensions in the EU and how pension systems could best serve future generations of Europeans.

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