The European Social Economy Summit
To help repair the economic and social damage brought by the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission proposed a major recovery plan for Europe, leading the way out of the crisis and laying foundations for a modern and more sustainable Europe. The bulk of the proposed recovery measures will be powered by a new temporary recovery instrument Next Generation EU with financial firepower of €750 billion.
Next Generation EU: Mobilising social economy’s potential to build back better
This event will take place on Friday November 27th at 10.15 – 11.30 am, in the framework of the European Social Economy Summit
This important panel will discuss how the social economy plays a central role in Europe’s recovery to ‘build back better’, and to create a democratic, sustainable and inclusive economy.
The panel will be presented and moderated by Sven Giegold, MEP (Greens/EFA, DE), Co-Chair of the Social Economy Intergroup. The high-level panel includes:
-Olivia Grégoire, State Secretary in charge of Social and Solidarity Economy and responsible economy of the Government of France
-Maravillas Espín Sáez, Director General of Self-Employment, Social Economy and CSR of the Government of Spain
-Patrizia Toia, MEP (S&D, IT), Co-Chair of the Social Economy Intergroup
-Juan Antonio Pedreño, President of Social Economy Europe
-Valerio Pelirrosi, representative of Forum Nazionale Terzo Settore
With closing comments from:
-Jérôme Saddier, Vice-President of Social Economy Europe & President of ESS-France
A link to register can be found here.
The full agenda can be found here.
The short bios of all speakers can be found here.