Our priority policy areas

  • Climate Change

    The Presidents and the Secretaries-General of the Economic and Social Councils in the European Union, in the course of their annual meeting in Malta, between 27 and 28 November 2008, decided that “climate change” would be one of the important themes in the “CESlink” cooperation network portal.

  • Employment

    The quality of work, health and safety, balance between work and family life, education and employment transitions, flexicurity, the problems associated with the segmentation of the labor market, or restructuring, are many themes that lie at the heart of daily dialogue conducted between representatives of employers, workers and civil society at European level in the European Economic and Social Committee and the national level within the national economic and social councils. The same applies to social protection, the activation of labor markets, simplification of administrative procedures for businesses, or the fight against social fraud.

  • Europe 2020

    Launched by the European Commission in March 2010, following the Lisbon Strategy, Europe 2020 is the EU's growth strategy for the coming decade. Its priorities are three-fold: smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, all aiming to promote stable progress, high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion, and to secure Europe´s position in the world.

  • Migration

    The Presidents and the Secretaries-General of the national Economic and Social Councils, in the course of their annual meeting in Malta, between 27 and 28 November 2008, decided that “Migration” would be one of the important themes for the “CESlink” network cooperation portal.