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The social protection floor at the European Parliament

In January 2012, the Green Group at the European Parliament (EP) organised a Conference Debate on Social Protection. ILO-Brussels presented the ILO’s initiatives on strengthening the coverage of social protection as a response to the financial, economic and social crisis.

News | 09 February 2012
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At the occasion of this Conference Debate on Social Protection, Mr Martin Hirsch, Member of the Advisory Group on Social Protection, presented the findings of the “Social Protection Floor for a fair and inclusive globalization” report. The Director of ILO-Brussels not only presented the ILO’s initiatives on strengthening the coverage of social protection as a response to the financial, economic and social crisis, he also informed the European Parliament on the upcoming June International Labour Conference that will discuss a Recommendation on social protection floors. Ms Pervenche Béres welcomed the growing interest in social protection.

Tags: social protection

Regions and countries covered: Europe and Central Asia

Unit responsible: ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries

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