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    Article on affordable access to health care in the European Union

    Check out this article on how the European Union can support Member States to ensure affordable access to health care. It was written by J. Martini, G. Fleischmann and S. Sabato (OSE), with colleagues from the World Health Organization and the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). It is part of a special issue of EuroHealth which was published to inform the policy debate on the European Health Union during the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

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    OSE Afterwork discussion

    Thursday 23 May 2024, 17.00–18.20, OSE new office, Brussels

    Are you interested in the ‘Role of the Belgian Presidency in promoting social investment and social protection at EU level’? Come and join us at the OSE’s first -ever Afterwork discussion.

    With Francesco Corti, Advisor to the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Maaike Vanmeerhaeghe, Policy Advisor at the Federal Public Service of Social Security (BE), Katia Berti, Head of Unit - Employment and social aspects of the European Semester (DG EMPL, EC) and Slavina Spasova, Director, OSE.

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    Just transition

    On 4th and 5th March 2024, in connection within the framework of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Belgian Federal Minister of Climate, the Environment, Sustainable Development and the Green Deal, Ms. Zakia Khattabi, hosted a European Conference for a Just Transition. On that occasion, Sebastiano Sabato was invited to present the findings of a study commissioned by the Belgian Presidency on “The European Green Deal and the ‘Leave No One Behind’ principle: state of the art, gaps and ways forward”.

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    OSE's new office

    After nearly 40 years in an old mansion in Ixelles/Elsene, the OSE is starting a new life in a modern office in the heart of the European quarter. We look forward to welcoming you to our new offices. Stay tuned for our future events.

    Our new adress: OSE asbl, Nordic House, 3 rue du Luxembourg, 1000 Brussels.

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    Launch event of the ETUI-OSE "Social policy in the EU: state of play 2023"

    Implementing the Pillar: paradigm shift in the shadow of austerity
    12 March 2024, 9h–12h30, Brussels

    The European Social Observatory (OSE) and the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) have the pleasure of inviting you to an exchange between researchers and European stakeholders and policymakers on the recent developments, challenges and opportunities for Social Europe.

Job offer: Part-time financial manager

The OSE recruits a part-time financial manager (m/f/d) to strengthen its multilingual team. Core tasks include preparing responses to call for tenders, administering current projects, as well as managing the budget, drawing up financial reports and drafting the annual accounts.

Deadline for applications : 12 June 2024

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