100 days to go! European Parliament Elections 2014

Today (11 February 2014) marks 100 days until the European Parliament elections which will take place across Europe from 22-25 May 2014. To mark this important date in the EU calendar, CESI has joined up with the European Movement International in a cross-border... Read more

EU social partners come together to improve working conditions in central administrations

10 Feb 2014
On the occasion of its last plenary session (10th December 2013), the social dialogue committee at EU level for Central government administrations adopted two agreements which set out concrete proposals to improve working conditions. TUNED (the trade... Read more

Youth representative encourages improving image of public sector as an employer

3 Feb 2014, keywords :
In January, CESI’s youth representative Matthäus Fandrejewski met with Minister Ute Schäfer, responsible for Youth and Family affairs for North Rhine-Westphalia, in the context of the region’s youth council. The congress of the youth council came... Read more

EU programs – approaching EU funding in theory and in practice

3 Feb 2014
Last week (31 January) CESI hosted representatives from the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) Brussels office who spoke to our members about major developments in current EU programmes related to employment, social affairs and inclusion. With extensive... Read more

“Do not just focus on the jobs, focus on the workers” says IMF chief

29 Jan 2014
IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, addressed a packed audience of Brussels-based journalists and stakeholders yesterday on the topic of Jobs and Growth in Europe. Welcome words came from Ms Lagarde on the issue of social dialogue and the importance... Read more