In the frame of the EU-China Social Protection Reform Project - Component 1 a delegation of 22 officials from the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission and Provincial DRC, attended a two weeks training in Italy - Rome and Milan – from the 15th to 26th October 2018 on “Effects and Tendency of Income Redistribution Policies”. The delegation was led by Mr. HA Zengyou, Director General of the Department of Employment and Income Distribution of the NDRC.
The course was organized by the Italian National Institute of Social Protection (INPS), Project Leader of SPRP, and the Italian National School of Public Administration (SNA), with the support of Expertise France and SISPI-Italia Previdenza (respectively the C1 and C2 Secretariats).
The training was structured in 22 sessions, aimed to improve the participants’ knowledge and understanding of the EU experiences and best practices in the field of the income redistribution in an evolving social and economic scenario, with a focus on the impact of the new technologies on the labour market.
The 22 lecturers and experts who gave their presentations came from Academia (University of Rome, Milan, Modena) and European and Italian Institutions, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the EU Commission, the Finnish Social Insurance Institution (KELA), the Italian Social Insurance Institution (INPS), the Italian National School of Administration, the Italian Agency for Active Labour Policies, the Italian National Institute for public policy analysis, etc.
The Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Bank of Italy and the City of Milan hosted three sessions of the training and presented detailed analysis and data on poverty in Italy, highlighting the effects of current policies for poverty reduction.
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