FreSsco - Network of independent experts in the fields of free movement of workers (FMW) and social security coordination

Client: EC DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Duration:Dec 2013 -  Dec 2017

Partners: Ghent University and Eftheia

Geographic coverage: EU MS + EEA Countries

FreSsco is a European Commission (DG EMPL) funded network of independent experts in the fields of free movement of workers (FMW) and social security coordination (SSC).

 

The overall aim of FreSsco is twofold. On the one hand, FreSsco is to provide the EC with high-quality legal expertise in the areas of FMW and SSC, both by means of reports – informing the EC’s analysis when considering developments in the EU legal framework – and by means of ad hoc analytical support – assisting them with the investigation of complaints, petitions, parliamentary questions etc.

 

On the other hand, FreSsco will also have a role in disseminating this expertise and increasing experts’ and practitioners’ knowledge of the relevant fields of EU law, in particular by organising (training and other) seminars, sharing information and building networks between stakeholders.

 

The FreSsco project is implemented by Ghent University (leader) in partnership with EFTHEIA (project management & communication)

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European Social Affairs, Management and Communication
Research, policy analysis, training, capacity-building, information sharing and communication activities