State Secretary Dovžan received ELA’s Executive Director Boiangiu for a courtesy meeting
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Permanent Representation to the European Union Brussels
The two exchanged views on current issues related to labour mobility in the EU, agreeing that this is a complex topic where good cooperation between the ELA and Member States will be crucial for achieving the objectives. The post-Corona transformation should be an opportunity to create the conditions for new jobs that will help preserve social security rather than diminishing social rights. It is vital to ensure that the dual transition is carried out justly and fairly, something the COVID-19 pandemic has made even more evident and necessary.
Established in July 2019, the ELA is expected to become fully operational by 2024, when it will employ some 140 staff, including seconded national liaison officers, the Slovenian representative among them. The main objective of the ELA, which has brought together the technical and operational tasks of several EU bodies in this area under one roof, is to contribute to ensuring fair labour mobility on the internal market.