Social Security Vouchers for Agricultural Day Workers: Showcasing a recent Reform from Croatia

Event Status : Past Event

Social Security Vouchers for Agricultural Day Workers: Showcasing a recent Reform from Croatia

Monday, September 26, 2016

2:00-4:00 p.m. European time/8:00-10:00 a.m. DC time

Chair:

Johannes Koettl, Senior Economist, GSP05

Presenter:

Zrinka Spoljaric, Head of Service for National Policies, Programs and Employment Measures, Ministry of Labor and Pension System

 

The Jobs Gateway in South Eastern Europe CoP is honored to host Zrinka Spoljaric, an expert from the Croatian Ministry of Labor and Pension System to share Croatia’s experiences on a reform aimed to reduce informal employment. The seminar will provide insight to Croatia’s initiative to introduce a voucher system for social security contributions for day workers. The presenter will also highlight the implementation practices and share successes and challenges. The presentation will be followed by questions and answers and a discussion on how such reforms can best be implemented in other countries, specifically in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.

The video conference connections will be available at the following World Bank offices: Belgrade (6-615) Podgorica (2-60), Pristina (2-22), Sarajevo (17-06), Skopje (1-01), Tirana (2-103), Vienna (19-8), Washington, D.C. (MC 7-772) and Zagreb (9-12). Simultaneous interpretation will be available in English and Serbo-Croatian.

For more information, please email Fatbardha Ajeti at fajeti@worldbank.org.

Event Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:15
Location: 
The video conference connections will be available at the following World Bank offices: Belgrade (6-615) Podgorica (2-60), Pristina (2-22), Sarajevo (17-06), Skopje (1-01), Tirana (2-103), Vienna (19-8), Washington, D.C. (MC 7-772) and Zagreb (9-12). Simultaneous interpretation will be available in English and Serbo-Croatian.