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06 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 18288)  

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Title Management meeting: Steering Committee Members, European Commission and Council of Europe 
Description Representatives of SISP Beneficiary States meet CoE and EC representatives to discuss progress achieved so far, activities to be organised before the end of the programme and follow-up to the SISP programme. 
Status Completed 
Date 13/02/2007 
Location European Commission offices, Belgium
Countries CoE Members: Albania / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Croatia / Montenegro / Serbia / ''the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''
Organisations: Council of Europe / European Commission
  Joint Programme Activity - SEE-SISP1
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SEE-SISP1 - Social Institutions Support    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 4 - 2004/DG3/JP/1613   SEE-Soc - Programme Management
Expected Result 4.1 - Management
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Social Cohesion
Line of Action ⇒ IV.1 – Ensuring social cohesion
Programme ☆ IV.1.2  European Code of Social Security
Project 2004/DG3/37 Promoting the European Code of Social Security
Expected Result 2 Assistance is provided to current and prospective Contracting Parties enabling them to accept additional obligations under the Code, to improve the quality of national reports, to sign and ratify the Code

Working Method

Directorate (Service) Social Cohesion (Social Security)
CoE Contact MOLINA, Sixto   email
Last Modified 14/02/2007 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 18288) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Meeting between the EC, CoE and Steering Committee members of the SISP programme to discuss what has been achieved so far, what is to be organised before the end of the programme and to examine whether a follow-up programme is needed. 
Output/Results A constructive exchange of view took place between all the interlocutors. It was the first meeting of after two years of execution of the programme and the Beneficiary states had the opportunity to comment on how the programme has been executed so far. 
Conclusions/Follow Up It was agreed that a State Secretary meeting should be organised in April in Sarajevo and that a Ministerial Conference should also be organised next October 2007. Furthermore, some activities were disscussed in detailed and ideas were given as to regional topics that could eventually be considered in a follow up programme. This latter issue will be further discussed in April, in Sarajevo. 
Participants DG Enlargement:
1.- Mr Dirk MEGANCK, Director, Financial Instruments and Regional Programmes
2.- Mr Jose Antonio Torres Lacasa, Acting Head of Unit, Regional Programmes
3.- Ms Patricia Pennetier, Regional Programmes Unit
4.- Mr Arnaud Pierre Appriou, Kosovo Issues Unit
5.- Ms Sandra Blanco Barbeito, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina Unit
6.- Ms Anne De Ligne, Montenegro, Serbia Unite

DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
7.- Mr Paul Todd, Inclusion, social Policy Aspects of Migraiton, Streamlining of Social Policy Unit.

Steering Committee Members
8.- Ms DAjana Berisha, Head of Department for Foreign relations and projects (Albania)
9.-Ms Snejzana Balokovic, Head of Department for Bilateral Cooperation in the Area of Social Security (Croatia)
10.- Ms Serifa Godinjak, Head of Department for health, Social Protection and Pensions (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
11.- Ms Slobodanka Radojko, Inspector for social protection (Serbia)
12.- Mr Aco Janevski, State ADviser for International Co-operation (FYROM)
13. Mr Anton Hookes, Civil Affairs Office (UNIMIK) - Observer

CoE Secretariat Mr Sixto MOLINA, SISP Programme Manager, DG-III 
Total No. Participants 14 
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