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  • to improve evidence based policy making at both a national and EU level and to foster as appropriate European integration In 2015 we commonly worked on the future of the welfare state for the year 2016 the Vision Europe initiative will deliver evedence based policy recommendations on how to improve the response to the crisis of refugees and migrants in Europe iframe data provider name YouTube Follow us on Twitter VisionEurope Conference Publication Redesigning European welfare states ways forward Our Publications Who we are Signinig of the Memorandum of Understanding Standing from left to right Guntram Wolff Yves Bertoncini RobinNiblett Aart De Geus Seating Piero Gastaldo Artur Santos Silva Brigitte Mohn Mikko Kosonen Susanne Weber RT BertelsmannSt Wohlfahrtsstaat Reformen gehen nicht ohne neue Formen der Governance Unser VisionEurope Papier nennt Ideen https about 10 hours ago Johanne Stickles RT SemanticEarth Online to On the Ground How Students in Virginia Supported Nepal HumanRights https t co pQSOle8ybb VisionEurope htt about 19 hours ago Marina Ilona RT BertelsmannSt Wohlfahrtsstaat Reformen gehen nicht ohne neue Formen der Governance Unser VisionEurope Papier nennt Ideen https about 4 days ago Jochen Lange RT BertelsmannSt Wohlfahrtsstaat Reformen gehen nicht ohne neue Formen der Governance Unser VisionEurope

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  • Who we are —
    Vision Europe Summit 2016 Home ABOUT Who we are What we do News Contact Publications Mapping Citizens Opinion Redesigning European Welfare states Infographics Migration Refugee Policy Declarations Open Letter March EUCO Summit Declaration Summit Vision Europe Summit 2015 Vision Europe Summit 2016 About us ABOUT Who we are What we do News Contact Seven leading European foundations and think tanks initiated the Vision Europe Summit The Convening Partners are Bertelsmann

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  • What we do —
    Vision Europe Summit brings together partners which are highly respected voices in their national contexts and beyond and command a strong analytical base while maintaining an international outlook The partners work on a pool of common socio economic issues These synergies are now joined in order to infuse national as well as European policy debates We are guided by the desire to advance cutting edge thinking and to produce a

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  • News —
    contrast the future of child care education vocational training and unemployment benefits are regarded with more optimism Hopes are pinned on the EU taking on a more active role in pushing for sociopolitical reforms and ensuring financial solidarity between member state These are the findings of a comparative opinion survey conducted in eight EU member states and commissioned by the Vision Europe Summit consortium Download a summary of the results here October 1 2015 Our First Publication is now available The welfare state in Europe Visions for Reform The European welfare state visions for reform is the first publication of the Vision Europe Summit consortium This introductory paper is designed to set the scene for the challenges currently facing the welfare state in Europe and to enable an informed discussion DOWNLOAD THE PAPER HERE This paper is the first of a series of publications by the Vision Europe Summit consortium The challenges and chances described in this first publication will be further developed in three policy briefs on economic social and governance aspects of the welfare state They will be published in November 2015 at the occasion of the first annual Vision Europe Summit in Berlin where high level experts

    Original URL path: http://www.vision-europe-summit.eu/newstest/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Contact —
    Europe Summit 2015 Vision Europe Summit 2016 Home ABOUT Who we are What we do News Contact Publications Mapping Citizens Opinion Redesigning European Welfare states Infographics Migration Refugee Policy Declarations Open Letter March EUCO Summit Declaration Summit Vision Europe Summit 2015 Vision Europe Summit 2016 About us ABOUT Who we are What we do News Contact In 2015 the Vision Europe Summit is hosted by the Bertelsmann Stiftung Gütersloh Bertelsmann

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  • Mapping Citizens' Opinion —
    the eight surveyed countries 51 percent to 70 percent of respondents fear that the welfare state will not be able to guarantee pension payments by the year 2050 Between 40 percent and 63 percent believe elderly care is at risk while 37 percent to 59 percent fear that unemployment benefits will not be sufficient in the future Skepticism is much lower regarding health care 32 52 child care 31 37 and education and training 18 44 Increase co ntributions or reduce benefits Europe s citizens are divided in their views about how to ensure social welfare benefits and services in the future In one half of the surveyed countries a majority of citizens are willing to pay higher taxes and increase their social security contributions in order to maintain current levels of social protection This is true for the fiscally strong states such as Finland 56 the United Kingdom 50 and Germany 48 In the fiscally less stable countries the majority of citizens prefer a reduction in benefits over an increase in contributions This is the case in France 51 Poland 49 Portugal 47 Belgium 47 and Italy 43 The EU as citizens adv ocate and guarantor of social protection When it comes to ensuring standards of social protection Europe s citizens are counting on the EU In each of the countries surveyed a majority 63 to 86 of respondents are in favor of the EU setting minimum standards of social protection to be met in every member state A majority of respondents 52 to 78 also expressed support for the EU to pressure individual member states to implement necessary reforms in this policy area In addition the EU should guarantee financial transfers from rich to poor member states This idea finds support not only among citizens in fiscally weak

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  • Redesigning European Welfare states —
    ways Forward The welfare state in Europe Visions for reform Authors Iain Begg Fabian Mushövel and Robin Niblett Chatham House Globalization soaring public deficits migration new social demands structural changes on the labour market and not least demographic developments challenge existing welfare arrangements in Europe One of the most complex tasks currently facing European governments and societies is to reconcile widely supported commitments to welfare provision with pressures that make these commitments unsustainable economically This introductory paper is designed to set the scene for the challenges currently facing the welfare state in Europe and to enable an informed discussion Social inequalities in Europe The challenge of convergence and coherence Authors Frank Vandenbroucke and David Rinaldi Jacques Delors Institute The founding fathers of Europe shared a vision of an integration project including solidarity and social progress An upward convergence both within and across nation states should still be the vision of a European model while the notion of European solidarity and social progress require clarification The policy brief therefore focuses on new and old types of inequalities and suggests policies on the national and European level that can help reducing these inequalities The growing interGenerational divide in Europe what role for the welfare state Authors Pia Hüttl Karen Wilson and Guntram Wolff Bruegel The deterioration of economic and social conditions as a result of the crisis exhibits an increased polarization between the young and the old Social spending on elderly People has been favored relative to spending on families children and education Forceful policies are needed to avoid this divide at the national and EU level This policy brief develops ways forward toward sustainable and equitable pension schemes while emphasizing the importance of investment in family and education New avenues for financing will be addressed as well as the possibility of

    Original URL path: http://www.vision-europe-summit.eu/released-on-17-november/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Infographics —
    Policy Welfare states in Europe perform very differently regarding the achievement of major welfare aims The infographic shows that financial input and performance output are not always directly linked Some states do better in terms of output than other states which have similar financial inputs Bertelsmann Stiftung Public social spending has been increasing in all European states It now exceeds 20 of GDP in all countries represented in the Vision Europe Summit In comparison the US spend 19 2 Canada 17 2 and South Korea only 10 4 of GDP on public social expenditure Which effect does this have on equity efficiency and effectiveness of different welfare systems How can public and private funding intelligently complement each other These are questions which our policy briefs explore European welfare states are confronted with several challenges Demography is just one of them The importance of the demographic change differs between countries but people live longer and fertility rates have been low in many countries In the coming years the dependent population will therefor increase compared to the population at working age Our policy briefs also focus on the intergenerational divide which appeared in many welfare states in the aftermath of the financial

    Original URL path: http://www.vision-europe-summit.eu/the-welfare-state/ (2016-05-02)
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