Articles Archive

French presidential elections, first round: A positive signal for social Europe?

24 Apr 2017
A commentary by Klaus Heeger, Secretary General of CESI, in response to the first round of the French presidential elections yesterday.

Brexit letter: Some clarity at last – And new momentum for Social Europe?

31 Mar 2017
A personal commentary by Klaus Heeger, Secretary General of CESI, in response to the submission of the 'Brexit letter' by the UK government to the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, earlier this week.

Joint press release by CESI, Social Platform and Eurodiaconia: The future of Europe needs more social investment

29 Mar 2017
Social Platform, CESI and Eurodiaconia call on the European Union and Member States to honour their Rome pledge for a social Europe by reforming European Economic Governance and supporting social investment.

60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties: A real social dimension as the key to a successful EU

24 Mar 2017
In advance of the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties on March 25, the Presidium of the European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (CESI) has adopted a resolution on the need of a real social dimension as the key to a successful... Read more

Statement from the CESI leadership: Commemorating the Brussels bombings one year ago

22 Mar 2017
In commemoration of the Brussels bombings today one year ago, CESI President Romain Wolff and Secretary General Klaus Heeger pay tribute to the victims of the attacks and insist on a continued and united fight against radicalisation and terrorism.