9/11 2nd GUE/NGL European Forum of SEE
On Thursday 9th November 2017 will take place in Brussels the 2nd European Forum of the Social and Social and Solidarity Economy, organised by the Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL).
For the GUE / NGL, SocialEconomy is a strategic actor. This is why the EFSSE 2017 was co-built with Social Economy actors, such as Social Economy Europe. In this sense, the conferences and the workshops will be led by members of the SSE ...Continue Reading
The SEIG meets Vice-President Katainen and Commissioner Thyssen
On Tuesday 24 October 2017, the bureau of the European Parliament’s Social Economy Intergroup (SEIG) met in Strasbourg with the European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, and with Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen.
Jens Nilsson MEP (S&D, SE), Co-President of the SEIG, thanked Vice-President Katainen and Commissioner Thyssen for their willingness to “<...Continue Reading
16/11- Gothenburg Conference on Social Economy & the Future of Work
On Thusrday 16th November 2017 will take place in Gothenburg (Sweden), a side event to the European Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth on What role for the Social Economy in the Future of Work?
This important event is co-organised by the European Commission together with the European Economic and Social Committe, the City of ... Continue Reading
The European Parliament debates on a European Action Plan for the Social Economy
On Thursday 5 October 2017, the plenary of the European Parliament, held in Strasbourg, debated with the Commission -represented by Commissioner Věra Jourová- on strengthening EU policies promoting the growth of the social economy. This debate was requested by 39 MEPS, from 5 political groups, that co-signed a parliamentary question on A European Action Plan for the Social Economy.
SEE and the EESC call for an EU Social Economy Action Plan
On Wednesday 28th June took place in Brussels the 2nd edition of the European Day of Social Economy Enterprises, untitled Shaping the Future of Europe. This important event was organised by the European Economic and Social Committee and attended by over 130 participants mainly, social economy representatives, EESC members, EU officials, MEPs and high-level representatives of Member States.
EESC members Michael Smyth, Vice-President, Oliver Röpke, President of the Per...Continue Reading