Programme

Social dialogue within the green transition

9.00 – 9.10 | Welcome address

  • Oliver RÖPKE, President of the EESC Workers' Group 

9.10 – 9.20 | Opening/keynote speech

  • Marian JUREČKA, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic

9.20 – 10.30 | Priorities and programme of the Czech EU Presidency – midterm evaluation

  • Mikuláš BEK, Minister for European Affairs of the Czech Republic
  • Josef STŘEDULA, President of ČMKOS
  • Bohumír DUFEK, President of ASO ČR

Q+A

10.30 -10.45 | Break

10.45 – 12.30 | Panel discussion: " Green deal – Challenges, gaps, obstacles. What is Europe trying to achieve and what are our expectations? "

Moderated by Lucie STUDNIČNÁ, EESC Workers' Group Vice-President

Setting the scene: Agnieszka KULESA, CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research Vice-President

  • Mikuláš PEKSA, Member of the European Parliament
  • Ludovic VOET, ETUC Confederal Secretary
  • Oliver RÖPKE, President of the EESC Workers' Group

Q+A

12.30 – 14.00 | Break

14.00 – 16.00 | Panel discussion: "Social dialogue within the green transition"

Moderated by Oliver RÖPKE, President of the EESC Workers' Group

  • Nicolas SCHMIT, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights
  • Dana ROUČKOVÁ, Deputy Minister for Legislation, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic
  • Radka SOKOLOVÁ, Vice-President of ČMKOS
  • Jan WIESNER, President of KZPS ČR
  • Dagmar ŽITNÍKOVÁ, President of the Healthcare and social care union of the Czech Republic

Q+A

16.00 - 17.20 | Gr II internal debate

To reflect on what we had listened and to discuss how to feed this into:

  • activities of our Group/category
  • possible forthcoming referrals
  • activities of forthcoming Swedish and Spanish EU presidencies

17.20 - 17.30 | Concluding remarks

by Oliver RÖPKE, President of the EESC Workers' Group