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Growth and jobs: what strategy for the EU?

This Synthesis discusses the main ideas of the conference
organised by Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute and EPPA on 22 January 2014 in Brussels: “Growth, competitiveness and employment: what strategy for the EU?”.

|   03/03/2014             |   Maria Eugenia Le Gourriérec             |   Economics and finance
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This Synthesis by Maria Eugenia Le Gourriérec of the conference “Growth, competitiveness and employment: what strategy for the EU?”, organised by Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute and EPPA, on 22 January 2014 in Brussels rounds up the main ideas discussed.
It focuses on the relevance of the 1993 white paper on “Growth, competitiveness and employment” 20 years after its publication, on the need to return to solidarity and to better define the sharing of competences and the subsidiarity principle.

This Synthesis is divided in three parts:

1. The 1993 white paper, still relevant today
2. A return to solidarity ?

3. Subsidiarity and the road ahead

It focuses on the relevance of the 1993 white paper on “Growth, competitiveness and employment” 20 years after its publication, on the need to return to solidarity and to better define the sharing of competences and the subsidiarity principle.

This conference included speeches from Maros Sefcovic, vice president of the European Commission in charge of inter-institutional affairs and administration, Henri Malosse, president of the European Economic and Social Committee, Guntram B. Wolff, director of Bruegel, Jérôme Vignon, former director of the Forward studies unit of the European Commission, Sir Julian Priestley, former secretary general of the European Parliament, chairman of the board of directors of EPPA and Yves Bertoncini, director of Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute.