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30 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 11169)  

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Title Social Security Co-ordination training in Kosovo 
Description During the second year each country organises a seminar in which people who should become more informed in the field of social security co-ordination (judges, lawyers, lower administrations, NGO’s, etc) are trained in the national language. 
Status Completed 
Date 08/06/2006 
Location Pristina, Kosovo*
Countries Others: Kosovo*
  Joint Programme Activity - SEE-SISP1
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SEE-SISP1 - Social Institutions Support    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 2 - 2004/DG3/JP/1610   SEE-Soc - Cross border cooperation in the field of social protection
Expected Result 2.1 - Modernise co-ordination techniques in line with the co-ordination principles developed by the Cou... Modernise co-ordination techniques in line with the co-ordination principles developed by the Council of Europe and the EU (i.e. Convention on Social Security, EU Regulations 1408/71 and 574/72)
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

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Directorate (Service) Social Cohesion (Social Security)
CoE Contact MOLINA, Sixto   email
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1 http://www.coe.int/T/DG3/SISP/OtherEvents/NTE2006_en.asp  
Last Modified 30/06/2006 

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Objective(s) Council of Europe experts meet national authorities, lawyers, national experts notably in the health sector and pension funds to discuss European Commission and Council of Europe social security co-ordination principles in the social security field and compliance of national legislation and practice with those principles. 
Output/Results By means of lectures and working groups, CoE experts try to explain the significance of social security coordination and in practical examples participants are faced with real problems encountered by States when dealing with social security rights for migrants. 
Conclusions/Follow Up Principles of social security coordination are now better know, and its practical implementation in the pension, health and unemployment sector were examined.
A second training is scheduled mid 2007, before the end of the programme. 
Participants DEPARTMENT OF PENSION ADMINISTRATION: Emine Birinxhiu, Manager; Izet Shala, Manager; Qamile Cernovshanin, Manager; Jusuf Ajeti Director of DPA Gjilan, Adem Spahiu, Director of DPA Prishtina; Lulzim Karaxha, Manager, Emine, Danica - ORGANISATION OF WORK INVALIDS: Sadik Demiri, President - OIK PRISHTINE: Hamdi Baberliu, President - DEPARTMENT OF MARTYRS AND WAR INVALIDS: Mirvete Haxhori, Appeals Officer; Bajram Azemi, Department Manager - SPI DIVISION FOR ABROAD: Nerxhivane Myftari, Manager - MINISTRY OF HEALTH: Luljeta Bashota, Finance Officer; Teuta Qilerxhiu, VPNSH Officer; Gani Morina, VPNSH Officer; Shpetim Salihu, VPNSH Officer; Arsim Qavdarbasha, Director of AKPSH; Lumturie Serhati, Officer of AKPSH; MLSW: Vesel Veseli, Department Manager - KOSOVO ASSEMBLY: Fatmire Kollcaku, Head of Parliamentary Committee on Health, Labor and Social Welfare; Zylfie Hundozi, Member of Parliament; Flora Brovina, Member of Parliament; Nafie Berisha, Member of Parliament - INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL POLICY: Nurie Kelmendi; Nafije Osmani; Mirvete Lladrovci - UBO CONSULTING: Kushtrim Shaipi, SISP LPO - UNIVERSITY OF PRISHTINA: Vegim Kraja, Law Student - KODI INSTITUTE: Lorik Bajrami, Researcher
Consultants/Experts Prof. Francis Kessler, Professor at University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and lawyer at Gide, Loyrette, Nouel Paris and Mr.Bruno de Pauw, expert at the National Office for Social Security, International Agreements Service, Belgium, and lecturer at the University of Gent, Belgium 
CoE Secretariat Mr.Sixto Molina, SISP Programme Manager, DG III Social Cohesion, Council of Europe 
Total No. Participants 33 
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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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