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08 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 11080)  

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Title Third Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee 
Status Completed 
Date 24/03/2006 
Location -, Croatia
Countries CoE Members: Albania / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Croatia / Serbia / ''the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''
Regions: South-East Europe
Others: Kosovo*
Groups: Multilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - SEE-SISP1
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SEE-SISP1 - Social Institutions Support    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2004/DG3/JP/1609   SEE-Soc - Reform of the social sector
Expected Result 1.1 - Streamline and strengthen processes of co-ordination of national plans for strategic reform in order to gradually align to the European standards (European Union and Council of Europe), in particular with respect to the modernisation, adequacy and viability of the social protection systems.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
Line of Action ⇒ 1 – Compliance with Human Rights and Rule of Law standards
Programme ☆ 1.9  European Code of Social Security
Project 2004/DG3/37 Promoting the principles of the European Code of Social Security
Expected Result 3 Awareness of the principles of coordination of social security in the relevant groups (member states, social partners, professionals) is raised

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Small scale meeting 
Directorate (Service) Social Cohesion (Social Security)
CoE Contact MOLINA, Sixto   email
Last Modified 04/05/2006 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 11080) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To inform the members of the Regional Steering Committee about the results achieved between September 2005 and March 2006 and to consult them about the activities to be undertaken during the second year of operations, including the follow-up to the Ministerial Conference on Social Security Co-ordination in the Western Balkans Region (24 March 2006). 
Output/Results The participants were informed about the last achievements of SISP:
- Speaking days between Serbia and Montenegro and ''The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia'';
- Publication of 5 reports on the present state and the future of social security in the SISP countries;
- Presentation of the official Web Site of the Programme: www.coe.int/sisp.
A number of coming activities were discussed, such as: (a) follow-up to the Ministerial Conference on Social Security Co-ordination in the Western Balkans Region; (b) 2nd Summer School on Social Security (Budva, 21 August-1 September 2006); (c) National Training Events (June 2006); (d) Standardisation of co-ordination information exchange between SISP countries; (e) Study tours, etc.

Conclusions/Follow Up The Secretariat shall inform the RSC members by e-mail of what input is expected from them on the different issues raised during the meeting; every issue will have separate deadline for their feed back. It was agreed that the 4th Regional Steering Committee meeting will take place in Budva, on the 1st September 2006, the last day of the Summer School, or – depending on the Summer School programme - on September 2nd. 
Participants Mrs. Serifa Godinjak (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Ms Dorica Nikolic, Mrs. Snjezana Balokovic and Mr Mihovil RISMONDO (Croatia); Mrs. Slobodanka Radojko (Serbia and Montenegro); Mr. Aco Janevski and Mrs. Irena Risteska (''The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''); Mr Enrique Aguado-Asenjo (EU Delegation in Zagreb).
Observers: Mr. Anton Hookes (UNMIK); Mrs Elaine Fultze (ILO). 
CoE Secretariat Mr John Murray, Mrs Michele Akip, Mr Sixto Molina, Mr Heimo Heringa, Ms Elena Piscopo, Ms Tanja Kalovska, Ms Tatjana Kostovska and Mrs. Angele Blaes. 
Total No. Participants 18 
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  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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