2014-2020 Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work

10 Jun 2014, keywords :
Last week (6 June) the European Commission published a 5 year Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work (2014-2020). The framework intends to play a leading role in the promotion of high standards for working conditions both within Europe and internationally.... Read more

Erosion of the European Social Model

3 Jun 2014
Today (3 June) the International Labour Organisation has published the World Social Protection Report 2014/15 which heavily criticises what they call the “erosion” of the European social model as a direct result of the crisis and the policy of fiscal... Read more

“The situation remains dire”

3 Jun 2014, keywords :
These were the words uttered by László Andor, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in his presentation of the 2014 Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs), the annual advice issued to EU countries on economic and social policy.... Read more

2014 key messages: “We can change course by building a more social and more democratic Europe”

27 May 2014, keywords :
This month sees the launch of CESI’s 2014 key messages to the new European Parliament and the new European Commission: CESI Secretary General Klaus Heeger explains what is at the core of these key messages…

What future for Social Europe post-elections? Right rhetoric, right initiatives, wrong tools.

26 May 2014, keywords :
The European Policy Centre hosted a post-elections briefing today (26 May), the day after 43.11% of voters turned out to make their choice on candidates for the European Parliament. Who won the election? What can we expect from the European Parliament... Read more