Articles with tag : european-council

Adoption of Quality and effective apprenticeships by the Council of the EU

On 15 March, the Council adopted a recommendation on a framework for quality and effective apprenticeships, aimed at helping young people to enter the world of work. This recommendation encourages the development of a highly skilled and qualified workforce.... Read more

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

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

Posting of workers: A breakthrough after all

On October 24, the Employment and Social Affairs Ministers of the Member States adopted a general approach regarding the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive. Among others, and differing from the views of the European Parliament, the Councils advocates... Read more

Estonian Presidency high-level employment conference “Making it e-easy”: Four priorities to shape the future of work

Last week Wednesday and Thursday, the Estonian Presidency held its central employment conference on 'Future of work: Making it e-easy' in Tallinn - An occasion to outline some priorities to shape the future of employment in a sustainable way.

Reaction by Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Sohst, member of the Board of the German Armed Forces Association, following the European Council Conclusions of 22 – 23 June 2017

On the occasion of the latest European Council meeting which took place last week in Brussels, Member States discussed and took a stance on a number of important topics such as security and defence, migration and digital Europe (cybersecurity strategy).... Read more