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Women’s pension rights in Europe - today and in the future

07/03/2012

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Women's pension rights in Europe - today and in the future

 

Wednesday 7 March 2012
European Parliament, Brussels - 15.00-18.30 in Room ASP 1G2


15.00-15.10 Opening and welcome
Mikael Gustafsson (GUE/NGL), President of the European Parliament Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

15.10-15.40 Women's pension rights in Europe today - a lifecycle approach
Asghar Zaidi, Research Director at European centre for social welfare policy and research
Introduced by Cornelia Ernst, (GUE/NGL)
15.40-16.00 Questions and contributions from the floor

16.00-16.20 The current economic crisis and effects on women's pension rights
Alan Walker, Professor of social policy and social gerontology at the University of Sheffield (tbc)
Introduced by Inês Zuber, (GUE/NGL)

16.20-16.40 Questions and contributions from the floor

16.40-18.20 Roundtable on the new White Paper on EU pension policy
Introduction and facilitation by Kartika Liotard (GUE/NGL)
Anne-Sophie Parent, Director AGE Platform
Ralf Jacob, Head of Unit, European Commission
Representative of Vie Feminine, Belgium
Claudia Menne, European Trade Union Confederation

17.30-18.20 Questions and contributions from the floor

18.20-18.30 Conclusions
Mikael Gustafsson (GUE/NGL) and Inês Zuber (GUE/NGL) 
 

For more information please contact:

Gianfranco BATTISTINI: gianfranco.battistini@europarl.europa.eu
+32 475 64 66 28

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