European Parliament calls for better working conditions for prison staff and personnel

On October 5, the European Parliament plenary adopted a report on prison systems and conditions which emphasises the need for better employment and working conditions for prison staff as a precondition for safer, more secure and less tense conditions... Read more

Trade Councils ‘Justice’ and ‘Security’ discuss impacts of radicalisation and privatisations for security and law enforcement employees

On October 12, CESI's Trade Councils on 'Justice' and 'Security' held their constitutive meetings after CESI's Congress in December last year. Following elections of the presidency and vice-presidency for the term until 2020,... Read more

EU Gender Equality Index: Towards gender equality at snail pace

Yesterday, the EU’s agency for research on gender equality, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) in Vienna, launched the 2017 edition of its Gender Equality Index (GEI). As the most comprehensive European comparative report of its kind,... Read more

Upcoming on October 18: [email protected] on ‘European Defence Union: What next?’

On October 18, CESI will hold the 17th edition of its lunchtime event series "[email protected]" - this time together with the Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU on "European Defence Union: What next?" Registration is now possible.... Read more