Thinking differently and acting collectively during Corona Pandemic, a message from Andres Hemsing, National Chairman of the German komba trade union

9 Apr 2020
The last few weeks have seen much of how we do things turned on its head. The coronavirus pandemic is having a massive effect on our lives. We’re having to think on our feet a lot, because that’s what sudden, unprecedented situations do – they challenge... Read more

CESI statement on a new a codification directive on administration cooperation in the field of taxation

8 Apr 2020
As part of its work programme, the European Commission issued a proposal for a codification directive on administrative cooperation in the field of taxation on February 12 2020. In a statement in the context of a public feedback consultation on the draft... Read more

COVID-19: Report from Patrick Fey, CESI Vice-President and President of the CNV Government and Public Services

8 Apr 2020
Current situation in the Netherlands The first case of COVID-19 came to our country at the end of February. Today, on April the 6th, as I write this article, there are more than 17.000 confirmed cases. Most of the people who were tested positively live... Read more

Manfred Wiedner and Horst Sayffaerth, President and Vice-President of CESI Council ‘Post and Telecoms’ on the Covid19 crisis

6 Apr 2020
Protecting people's health and lives is the top priority! All laws, regulations, directives or instructions must be guided by this. The economic consideration of the postal service and telecom suppliers is also subordinate to this guideline. In CESI... Read more

Thomas Sohst, President of CESI Council ‘Defence’ and Regional Chairman for the West in the German Bundeswehr Alliance, on solidarity during Conavirus pandemic

3 Apr 2020
Corona – it’s the invisible enemy, an enemy which can’t be fought with the conventional methods of foreign and security policy. Corona – it’s an invisible virus, for which at present no vaccine is available or medicines to treat those who become... Read more