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EU-CHINA SPRP Component 3 2nd Panel Discussion was held on December 4th, 2015. The main focus was given to the following topic: Experiences on unified standards for calculation of Social Assistance benefits and Social Assistance specific vulnerable groups - services for children, elderly, people with disabilities, with a special focus on poor rural people.
The Panel Discussion was based on the consolidated presentation (which is an attachment to the Panel Discussion report) prepared by Chinese and European experts. The content of the presentations of Chinese and European experts was a key element of the bilateral knowledge exchange meeting between the EU and CN experts held before the Panel Discussion.
The Panel Discussion meeting started with the two presentations done by the Chinese short-term experts Prof. Guo Yu and Prof. Gang Shuge. Then EU short-term expert Ms Larcamioara Corches, PhD from Romania, continued with a presentation on the EU experiences.
The Workshop started with presentations prepared by three CN experts (Prof. Guo Yu, Prof. Gang Shuge and Prof. Zuo Ting) and three EU experts (Mr Davor Dominkus, Mr Mel Cousins and Ms Jadwiga Pauli; who gave presentations on EU experiences). The presentations were followed by the discussion among Chinese and EU experts and policy makers. Some additional comments were made by three CN invited experts from social assistance field.
The aim of the Workshop was a follow up of last year work, as well as a launch for the new activities proposed for year 2016.