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Making economic governance serve social justice: A response to the Commission proposal on the "Social Dimension of the EMU"

Event
Greens/EFA Public conference
Date
17 October 2013 from 12:30 to 14:30
Place
Room ASP 1G3 European Parliament Brussels
17.10.2013

Programme

A response to the Commission proposal on the "Social Dimension of the EMU" on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2013

Moderator: Barbara Helfferich, Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN)

1. The Social Dimension of the EMU Communication - Core elements

  • Georg Fischer, Director, DG Employment & Social Affairs

2. A separate scoreboard to measure social and employment developments: An evaluation of the Commission proposal.

  • Dr. Sonja Bekker, University Tilburg 

MEP Marije Cornelissen in discussion with participants: Alternatives to the Commission proposal.  

3. A European Stabilizer Scheme to address the social justice side while stabilizing the economies

  • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Dullien, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin – University of Applied Sciences

MEP Elisabeth Schroedter in discussion with the participants: Alternatives to the Commission proposal

4. Debate

More information:

Berta Halmos

Advisor on Employment and Social Affairs
Tel. Brussels +32-2-2842875
Tel. Strasbourg +33-3-88173395