On 14-15th June 2018, the EU-China Social Protection Reform Project- Component 2 held a Panel Discussion in cooperation with the Social Security Department of MoF on the three topics that are object of the 2018 activity plan, namely: “Alternative policy measures to cope with the impact of ageing on the financial sustainability of the social security system”; “Social contribution collections: toward a unified system”; “The role of public finance and enterprise annuities funds in the Chinese social security system”.
During the Panel discussion, organized in three half-day sessions, Chinese and European experts presented the assessment of the Chinese situation and EU practices on the respective fields. The discussion sessions involved MoF officials, external EU and Chinese experts and scholars, allowing broad and lively exchanges among all the participants. In the next phase, the in depth analyses will lead to the elaboration of policy proposals by EU and Chinese experts, to be finally delivered to the MoF.
Overall, the Panel was attended by around 25 participants, including representatives from the Ministry of Finance, from the academia (Renmin University, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Capital Normal University, China University of Political Science and Law), from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic, Italian Embassy to China, Generali Group, and the project team.
|C2 Panel Report_June 14-15 2018|