Articles with tag : cesi-comm-femm

European Pillar of Social Rights and accompanying initiatives: CESI leadership expresses cautious optimism

Today, the European Commission presented a long-awaited set of measures to improve the EU's social dimension. Under the heading 'European Pillar of Social Rights and accompanying initiatives', the European Commission issued 20 principles... Read more

Kirsten Lühmann on the International Women’s Day: ‘Commit to a Europe of social fairness and gender equality’

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Celebrated under the auspices of the UN every year since 1977, the day recalls persisting and widespread gender inequalities around the world. This year’s theme is ‘Planet 50-50 by 2030: Women in the changing... Read more

Today, 3 November 2016, is (again) European Equal Pay Day!

“This day is the day in the year when women across Europe stop being paid due to the gender pay gap. With the average hourly wage for women in Europe being 16.7 % lower than it is for men, they in effect work 16% of the year for free”, states the... Read more

FEMM/SOC Commissions: Social Pillar and skills & work-life balance policies on the agenda

Today, CESI's Commissions on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) and Employment and Social Affairs (SOC) convened for their last meeting of the year in Brussels. As CESI's most important members' committees for deliberation and... Read more