Conference "Ageing population - a challenge for the European Union"
Four Points - Pot za Brdom 4
1pm – 3pm
Main topic: demographic change in Europe
- Ivo VAJGL, EDP MEP and substitute of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, former Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Karl ERJAVEC, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice President of the Government of Slovenia, President of DeSUS
- Sarah EL HAÏRY, Member of the French National Assembly for Loire-Atlantique and Mouvement Démocrate Spokesperson
Experts will intervene on
What kind of demographic changes are expected in the EU in the next decades and which policy areas will they affect?
dr. Daniela VONO DE VILHENA, Research Scientist and Scientific Coordinator at Population Europe/Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
What are the expectations of todays’ and future pensioners on the rights to old-age income? What are the implications for gender equality? Is an adequate income in old age a fundamental right necessary for every individual’s dignity and independence?
Maciej KUCHARCZYK, AGE, Policy Director
How does demographic change affect young people´s lives?
dr. Mitja JERAJ, Assistant Professor, GEA College
and finally: What is the EU`s answer to such rapid demographic change?