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EU/EFTA Meeting on Social Protection in Development Cooperation

02.2019 / Jessica Stamm, Academic Intern, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)


The 5th EU/EFTA countries coordination meeting on social protection in development cooperation was jointly hosted in Paris by the French Ministry of Labour, the development cooperation agencies Agence française de développement (AfD) and Expertise France, in collaboration with the European Commission on January 21, 2019.

Agents from all over Europe listened to experts about technological trends in data management that could benefit social protection systems and planned their future collaboration in promoting Universal Social Protection worldwide.

Visit the following official websites for more information about Social Protection initiatives:

http://socialprotection.org/together-achieve-universal-social-protection-2030

https://www.social-protection.org/gimi/ILO100.action

https://www.ilo.org/newyork/issues-at-work/social-protection/social-protection-inter-agency-cooperation-board/lang--en/index.htm