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EU Affirms Commitment to Streamline Social Expenditure

Brdo pri Kranju, 5 April - The EU has reaffirmed its commitment to make social expenditure more efficient and effective. "There are differences in welfare systems but Europe has a distinct welfare model - which we would like to make even more efficient," Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk said after an informal meeting with his EU counterparts.

Brdo pri Kranju
ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet (left) Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (centre) and Economic Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speak to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
European Economic Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speaks to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (left) and Economic Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speak to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (left) and Economic Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speak to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet speaks to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
European Economic Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speaks to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk speaks to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet (left) Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (centre) and Economic Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speak to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet (left) Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (centre) and Economic Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia speak to the press at the close of the informal meeting of the ECOFIN.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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