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

14 Feb 2018
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

5 Feb 2018
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

Programme Commission discusses CESI priorities for 2018

2 Feb 2018
On January 26, the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of CESI's horizontal Commissions and sectoral Trade Councils -CESI's specialised internal forums of debate for member organisations- met in Brussels to discuss their priorities for 2018. Like... Read more

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

29 Jan 2018
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

An eye on the World Economic Forum in Davos

26 Jan 2018
The World Economic Forum is meeting once again in Davos on January 23-26 2018. Being aware of the importance of the Forum, it remains incomprehensible for CESI that trade union and civil society representatives remain excluded – especially in times... Read more