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Brussels, 11 June 2012 – Social Developments in the European Union 2011 – Brussels
11/06/2012
 
Conference organised by theEuropean Social Observatory, and the European Trade Union Institute, in Brussels, marking the publication of "Social Developments in the European Union 2011". Marjorie Jouen, adviser on the questions of cohesion at Notre Europe is one of the contributors.<br/ >

Conference organised by theEuropean Social Observatory, and the European Trade Union Institute, in Brussels, marking the publication of “Social Developments in the European Union 2011”. Marjorie Jouen, adviser on the questions of cohesion at Notre Europe is one of the contributors.

The conference will take place on 11 June 2012 from 2.30 to 5.45 pm

European Economic and Social Committee
bât. Van Maerlant, Room VM3,

rue Van Maerlant 2 à 1040 Brussels

Programme :

· 2.00 pm Registration

· 2.30 pm Introduction by Philippe Pochet and Bart Vanhercke

· 2.40 pm Presentation of the 2011 edition by David Natali

· 3.00 pm The EU and its fitful search for better economic governance by Roger Liddle, Member of the House of Lords, UK

· 3.20 pm General Debate

3.45 pm Coffee break

· 4.00 pm Launching the debate by David Natali

· 4.10 pm A changing context in the EU? by Lieve Fransen, Director, Social Policies and Europe 2020, European Commission

· 4.30 pm What will follow austerity? by Lorenzo Codogno, former Chair of the Economic Policy Committee

· 4.50 pm The European Union and the Economic and Social Crisis in Greece by George Dassis, President of Group II, European

Economic and Social Committee

· 5.00 pm Panel discussion with audience

Interpretation will be provided (EN-FR-NL)

Authors of ‘Social Developments in the European Union 2011’

  • Giuliano Amato, former Italian Prime Minister
  • Rita Baeten, Researcher, European Social Observatory
  • Cécile Barbier, Researcher, European Social Observatory
  • Stephan Clauwaert, Senior researcher, European Trade Union Institute
  • Christophe Degryse, Journalist and Senior researcher, European Trade Union Institute
  • Patrick Diamond, Gwilym Gibbon Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford
  • Dalila Ghailani, Researcher, European Social Observatory
  • Marjorie Jouen, Advisor, Notre Europe
  • Roger Liddle, President, The Policy Network, London
  • Yves Mény, Professor, Sciences Po, Paris
  • David Natali, Co-Director OSE and editor of Social Developments in the EU 2011
  • Ramón Peña-Casas, Researcher, European Social Observatory
  • Philippe Pochet, General Director, European Trade Union Institute
  • Sarah Thomson, Deputy Director, London School of Economics (LSE) Health
  • Bart Vanhercke, Co-Director OSE and editor of Social Developments in the EU 2011
  • To view the table of contents: http://www.ose.be/files/bilan2011/TOC_SocialDevelopment_2011_EN.pdf·