Articles Archive

The right to association for military staff – the decision of the ECSR in EUROMIL vs. Ireland

February 12 2018 is an important day for military personnel all over Europe. It marks the ground breaking decision of the European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe which recognises the right to association and the right to collective... Read more

Public service strike in Hungary on February 15-19 2018 organized by MKKSZ

Hungarian member organisation MKKSZ (Trade Union of Hungarian Civil Servants and Public Employees) has led a series of protests, such as a recent 2 hours strike at the local government offices across the country. After the latest consecutive failures... Read more

13th Security Union progress report and its highlights: Cybersecurity, interoperable systems for security & border management, prevention of radicalisation

The European Commission published its 13th report on the progress towards an effective and genuine Security Union. The report focuses on preventing radicalisation/ fighting terrorism offline & online, cybersecurity and, more importantly, on establishing... Read more

CESI reaction to Council of Ministers’ decision to remove countries from the tax haven blacklist

Last week, the Council of Ministers removed eight countries from the EU’s list of non-cooperative states for tax purposes - only one month after the list was set up. The removal of these countries from the ‘black’ list was done following political... Read more