Articles with tag : european-council

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

Busy day at ECOFIN – but no progress on a financial transaction tax

On Tuesday this week, the ECOFIN Council met to deliberate on several big dossiers, including a proposal on a financial transaction tax (FTT). It was a busy day at ECOFIN which, in CESI's view, unfortunately did not see much progress towards an FTT.... Read more

EU 2020 Strategy is further off-track to deliver inclusive, sustainable, equal and social EU, writes EU Semester Alliance to EU Council

The EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester -also called ‘Semester Alliance-’ addressed a letter yesterday to Heads of States and top EU officials ahead of the EU Council next 25 & 26 June on the endorsement of the... Read more

CESI & EUROMIL on June European Council on security and defence challenges: Do not make the EU’s defence a victim of austerity!

On June 25-26, the European Council will convene to discuss the EU's future security and defence priorities - especially in relation to continuing terrorist threats and uncertain future political, economic and military relations with Russia. On this... Read more