EU-CHINA - Social Protection Reform

The overall objective of the project as laid out in the Financing Agreement signed by the EU and the Government of China is to support China in further developing social equity throughout its society.
The project’s purpose is to contribute to the improvement and inclusiveness of China’s social protection system through strengthening institutional capacity for developing policies, for implementing legal and regulatory frameworks and for supervising systems of social insurance, social assistance  and financial management in the area of social security.


The project’s purpose will be pursued through three components:

  • Component 1 will support National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in strengthening institutional capacity for social protection policy development and reforms.
  • Component 2 will support Ministry of Finance (MoF) to enhance institutional capacity for financial management and supervision concerning social security funds.
  • Component 3 will assist Ministry of Civil Affairs (MoCA) in improvement of legal framework and policy enforcement of social assistance.

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The selected entities to take part in the consortium are :

Involved human resources:
Saveria Spezzano, Giulio Artegiani, Lucia Santuccione, Mario Barca
Organization unit:
International Activities Office
Start date:
11/04/2013 - 00:00
End date:
02/28/2018 - 00:00
Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC); Chinese Ministry of Finance (MoF); Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs (MoCA)
People's Republic of China
Financial Sources:
European Union
Project sector:
Social Protection