Remote event via Interactio, online platform - Monday, 28 March 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

09.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. | Log on to platform / Interactio testing 

10.00 a.m. - 10.05 a.m. | Introduction

  • Lech Pilawski, LMO President

10.05 a.m. - 10.55 a.m. | Panel I – Setting the scene

ModeratorKrzysztof Pater, LMO Vice-president

  • Laurenţiu Plosceanu, President of the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship, EESC: opening words
  • Sabine Verheyen, MEP, Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT)
  • Biliana Sirakova, Youth Coordinator, unit B3 "Youth, Volunteer Solidarity and Traineeships Office", DG EAC, European Commission
  • Pablo Cornide, Policy Officer, Youth employment, unit B1 "Future of work, Youth employment", DG EMPL, European Commission
  • Massimiliano Mascherini, Head of Unit Social Policies, Eurofound

10.55 a.m. - 11.20 a.m. |   Q & A

11.20 a.m. - 11.35 a.m. |   Break

11.35 a.m. - 13.00 a.m. |   Panel II –  Perspectives from the wider civil society

          Moderator: Lech Pilawski, LMO President

  • Mikael Leyi, Secretary General, SOLIDAR
  • Kamil Goungor, Chair, European Disability Forum’s Youth Committee, and Policy and Movement Support Officer, European Network on Independent Living (ENIL)
  • Laura Marchetti, Policy Manager, Mental Health Europe
  • Panagiotis Chatzimichail, Board Member, European Youth Forum
  • Michael McLoughlin, EESC member (Gr. III) rapporteur of the SOC/706 opinion on the "European Year of Youth 2022"
  • Nicoletta Merlo, EESC member (Gr. II) rapporteur of the SOC/689 opinion on "How to guarantee decent work for young people and ensure the inclusion of NEETs through the proper elaboration of National Recovery Plans"
  • Anne Kjær Bathel, European Young Leaders' programme, Friends of Europe

12.30 p.m. - 12.55 p.m. |   Q & A

12.55 p.m. - 13.00 p.m. |   Conclusions of the debate by the moderator

13.00 p.m. - 14.30 p.m. |   Break

14.30 p.m. - 16.00 p.m. |   Panel III –  Social partners' perspective

Moderator: Carlos Manuel Trindade, LMO Vice-President

  • Anna Kwiatkiewicz-Mory, Senior Adviser, Social Affairs, BusinessEurope
  • Tea Jarc, President of the ETUC Youth Committee
  • Trond Vegard Sæle, UNI Europa Youth, UNI Global Union - UNI Europa
  • Liliane Volozinskis, Social Affairs and Training Policy Director, SME United

15.15 p.m. - 15.45 p.m. |   Q & A

15.45 p.m. - 16.00 p.m. |   Conclusions of the debate by the moderator

Participants can speak English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Romanian and Portuguese and listen to English, French, German, Italian and Polish.