From left to right: Mr Fang, Mr Zhang, Mr Qi
On 12 June 2019, the SPRP project Component 1 and the National institute of Social development of the Chinese Academy of Social sciences organised a technical seminar chaired by Mr. Fang Lianquan, main Expert, SPRP, to discuss Non-Contributory Pension Reform in China and the EU Experience. This topic was the subject of an assessment report on Urban and Rural resident pensions in China produced by Mr. Qi Chuanjun – CASS Center of International Social Security Research - as part of the Component 2018 Programme of Activities. Mr. Qi’s presentation was supplemented by an introduction to the situation in Europe concerning universal social protection, by resident experts Mr. Jean-Victor Gruat concerning social security, and Ms Marzena Breza as regards social assistance. Ms Zhang Yinghua then presented the framework of the China Pension Report 2019 to be centered on the topic of Non-Contributory Pension Reform.
Ms Zhang Yinghua