New Project "Social Agencies for Future Europe" (SAFE)

SAFE LogoThe project "Social Agencies for Future Europe" (SAFE) is being implemented by a consortium of 13 social security institutions from 10 member states, among which is the National Social Security Institute (NSSI). The lead partner is the Italian Insurance Institute - INPS. It is funded by the European Commission under the agreement SAFE 30-CE-0595730/00-51, signed on September 23rd, 2013. The time limits for the project are from 2014 to 2017.

The main activities of the project are:

  1. Testing of current versions of structured electronic documents (SED) in a suitable environment and the already developed relevant tools, description and dissemination of results.
  2. Preparation of the work of the contact points, connecting the institutional systems of the partners, with the common European system, provision of collaboration with the EESSI systems.
  3. Provision of advice on the business and technical processes and issues in the electronic exchange of trans-national interest.

The expected results of the activities for NSSI are:

  1. Analyses and conclusions of the tests for the introduction of the common European system for electronic exchange of social security information/data (EESSI).
  2. Providing means for the exchange of data between Member participants.
  3. Improving the administrative capacity for the implementation of the requirements of the European Commition in the field of electronic exchange and the new standard identifiers and nomenclature.
  4. Usage and dissemination of good practices and working software solutions.
  5. Integration of the results with the European system EESSI.