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SOCIAL RIGHTS IN THE EU AND THE EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER

Event date: 08 Mar 17

8 March 2107 15.00 - 18.30 Place: European Parliament, ASP 1G2 Interpretation: EN, DE, FR, ES, IT

SOCIAL RIGHTS IN THE EU AND THE EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER

Date

08 Mar 17

Time

15:00

SOCIAL RIGHTS IN THE EU AND THE EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER

15:00    Opening and welcome by MEP Paloma Lopez

15:15    Panel I: National Experiences in relation with the European Social Charter.
Member States conflicting juridical obligations to the EU to the Social Charter, current experiences and shortcomings.

Speakers:     
Carmen Salcedo, Universidad de Valencia
Francesco Costamagna, Università di Torino
Sam Hägglund, EFBWW

Moderation and conclusions: MEP Barbara Spinelli

16:30     Coffee Break in the room

17:00    Panel II: The EU and the European Social Charter. Relation between the EU Treaties and the ESC, possibility of accession of the EU, interpretation of EU law in relation to the ESC.
Statement by MEP Gabi Zimmer, President of the GUE/NGL group

Speakers:     
Ms Karin Lukas, Vice-president of the European Committee of Social Rights
Mr Jean-Michel Belorgey, Former President of the European Committee of Social Rights and rapporteur of the complaints against Greece concerning austerity measures
Mr Jordi Gotor Curell, Director in DG EMPL, European Commission

Moderation and conclusions: MEP Dennis de Jong

 


Contact information:
miguel.deporras@europarl.europa.eu

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