The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authorities (EIOPA) has launched the Call for Expression of Interest regarding the setting up of EIOPA Stakeholder Groups, the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) and the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group (OPSG), following the expiration of their mandates early next year.
The Stakeholder Groups (SG) are set up according to Article 37 of EIOPA Regulation, to help facilitate consultation with stakeholders in areas relevant to the tasks of EIOPA. Their members serve for a period of 2.5 years with the possibility to renew the mandate only once. More information on the SGs activities can be viewed here.
Members of the IRSG and OPSG (30 in total in each group), are individuals appointed to represent in balanced proportions the following categories:
- For IRSG - (re)insurance undertakings , insurance intermediaries operating in the Union, their employees' representatives, consumers, users of (re)insurance services, representatives of SMEs and relevant professional associations.
- For OPSG - institutions for occupational retirement provision operating in the Union, representatives of employees, pension scheme beneficiaries, SMEs and relevant professional associations.
Further details on the Calls for Expression of Interest and the application documents (in English only) can be accessed from EIOPA website.
The deadline for application is 8 November 2015.