‘Better’ regulation package: Autonomy for the social dialogue at risk

21 May 2015, keywords :
Earlier this week, the European Commission published its 'Better regulation package'. Reviewing the press and media coverage reveals the widespread concerns about the likely shift from political decision-making to 'expert' influence... Read more

European Semester Alliance: CSRs 2015 – The EU is further off-track to deliver an inclusive, sustainable, social and equal Europe

The European Semester Alliance has concluded its analysis of the European Semester's 2015 Country-specific recommendations (CSRs). Taking into consideration the assessment of CESI, a member of the Alliance, it strongly criticises the predominance... Read more

CESI explains its work on youth employment challenges to Romanian ‘Pro Juvenes’ project delegation

Yesterday, CESI hosted a visit of a delegation of the Romanian ESF-funded project 'Pro Juvenes – Transnational Partnership for an Inclusive Labour Market for Youth'. During the meeting, which aimed to explore best practices in the field of... Read more

European Semester’s 2015 Country-specific recommendations released: Scrutiny forthcoming

Today, the European Commission issued the European Semester's 2015 country specific recommendations (CSRs). CESI, as part of its work in the European Semester Alliance, will now carefully check whether the Commission's advocacy of a "stronger"... Read more

Visit to the Belgian parliament: EU Trade Commissioner issues further signals to protect public services in TTIP

13 May 2015, keywords : , ,
Yesterday, in a speech to the Belgian national parliament, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström confirmed past statements of hers that signal a comprehensive protection of public services under TTIP. CESI welcomes such commitments, believing that... Read more