Programme

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14:30 Welcome

  • Javier Doz Orrit, president of the European Semester Group (ESG), Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Krzysztof Balon, EESC member, president of the study group for the EESC additional opinion

14:45  Setting the stage – Introducing the draft EESC additional opinion on the 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth  Strategy

  • Gonçalo Lobo Xavier, rapporteur for the EESC additional opinion

14:55 Stocktaking – the implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plans, where are we?

  • Rob Jonkman, member of the Committee of Regions, CoR, and rapporteur of the CoR opinion on the implementation of the RRF
  • Johannes Lübking, Principal Adviser and European Semester Coordinator in the Recovery and Resilience Task Force (RECOVER), European Commission
  • Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Q & A and debate with EESC members and national ESCs

15:45 Next steps, recommendations for the 2022 European Semester cycle?

  • Markus Ferber, MEP, Rapporteur for the Annual Sustainsble Growth Strategy 2021, European Parliament
  • James Watson, Director of Economics, BusinessEurope
  • Lina Carr, Confederate Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
  • Hanna Surmatz, European Foundation Center,  member of the EESC Liaison Group

Q & A and debate with EESC members and national ESCs

17:20 Summary and conclusions

  • Gonçalo Lobo Xavier, rapporteur for the EESC additional opinion

17:30 End of public hearing

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