How to strengthen the social dimension of Economic and Monetary Union? Enhancing the social dimension of the European Semester

14 Nov 2013
This week (14 November) CESI organised a breakfast meeting on the social dimension of Economic and Monetary Union in the European Parliament together with Thomas Mann MEP (EPP, Germany) on How to strengthen the social dimension of Economic and Monetary... Read more

Local and Regional Authorities Trade Council elects Board

12 Nov 2013
The Local and Regional Authorities Trade Council took place in Luxemburg this week (12 November). The meeting saw the election of its board and discussions ranging from European Social Dialogue to water supplies in Europe.

Innovation in Education discussed by CESI Trade Council

7 Nov 2013
The Education Trade Council took place in Brussels last month (Thursday 24 October). The topics for discussion ranged from social dialogue in the education sector to the new technologies being used in the field. The Trade Council is an ideal forum for... Read more

Joint FEMM-SOC meeting discuss Gender Equality, LGBT Rights and Social Dialogue

6 Nov 2013
The joint meeting of the CESI Women’s Rights and Gender Equaltiy (FEMM) and Employment and Social Affairs (SOC) Committees took place today (Wednesday 30 October) in Brussels at CESI’s offices. The broad agenda covered issues from gender equality... Read more

European Commission report highlights need for investment in education

30 Oct 2013
The Education and Training Monitor for 2013, released today (30 October 2013), reveals some worrying trends for education and for the labour market. According to the report, sixteen EU Member States have decreased their spending on education between 2008... Read more