Conference: Retirement Age Needs to Be Raised, However Gradually

Portoro┼ż, 14 September - Raising the age of retirement is inevitable, however any pension reform will be gradual, participants in a conference on employment were told in Portoroz on Monday. It also still remains open how this will be achieved, the boss of the Pension and Disability Insurance Institute (ZPIZ) Marijan Papez told the conference.

Portoroz
A panel debates changes to the pension system. Pictured (left to right): head of the Labour Relations and Labour Rights Directorate, Peter Pogacar, Pension and Disability Insurance Institute boss Marjan Papez, Etelka Korpic Horvat of the Maribor Faculty of Law.
Photo: Lena Dujc/STA

Portoroz
A panel debates changes to the pension system. Pictured: Pension and Disability Insurance Institute boss Marjan Papez (left) and Etelka Korpic Horvat of the Maribor Faculty of Law.
Photo: Lena Dujc/STA

Portoroz
Head of the Labour Relations and Labour Rights Directorate, Peter Pogacar, discusses changes to the pension system at a conference.
Photo: Lena Dujc/STA

Portoroz
Pension and Disability Insurance Institute boss Marjan Papez discussing changes to the pension system at a conference.
Photo: Lena Dujc/STA

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