Séminaire
 
Luxembourg, 19 June 2015 – A new start for social Europe?
11/06/2015
 
The Jacques Delors Institute organises with the Luxembourg government a seminar about the priorities to give a new start to social Europe after the crisis, in the framework of the preparation of the Luxembourg European presidency.

The Jacques Delors Institute organises with the Luxembourg government a seminar about the priorities to give a new start to social Europe after the crisis, in the framework of the preparation of the Luxembourg European presidency.

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Programme

09.30 > 09.40 

Welcoming address by Nicolas SCHMIT, Minister for Labour, Employment and Immigration of Luxembourg

09.40 > 10.00 

Keynote speech by Marianne THYSSEN, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility

10.00 > 11.20 Round table 1 – Restoring socio-economic convergence between Member states in the EU and EMU

– Maria João RODRIGUES, Vice-President of the European Parliament

– Bernadette SEGOL, General Secretary of ETUC

– Guntram WOLFF*, Director of BruegelChair: Andrés ORTEGA KLEIN, Director of the analysis policy unit of the Spanish prime minister’s office

11.20 > 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 > 12.50 Round table 2 – Investing in human capital and responding to long-term societal challenges

– Anton HEMERIJCK, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the VU University Amsterdam

– Juan MENÉNDEZ-VALDÉS, Director of the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)

– Ana DIAMANTOPOULOU, Former member of the European Commission

Chair: Michael STABENOW, EU Correspondent for « Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung »

12.50 > 14.00 Lunch

14.00 > 15.20 Round table 3 – Towards a more efficient and fairer labour mobility in the EU

– László ANDOR, Visiting professor at IEE –ULB, former member of the European Commission

– Pascal LAMY, Emeritus President of the Jacques Delors Institute

– Markus BEYRER, Director General of Business Europe

Chair: Jean QUATREMER, Journalist at « Libération »

15.20 > 15.30 Concluding remarks by Nicolas SCHMIT, Minister for Labour, Employment and Immigration