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Integration of long-term unemployed into the labour market: 2 years after the Council Recommendation


13.30 - 14.00 | Registration

14.00 - 14.15 | Welcome by Carlos TRINDADE, President of the Labour Market Observatory (LMO)

14.15 - 14.30 | Introduction on LMO's draft study on the "Implementation of the Council Recommendation of 15 February 2016 on the integration of the long-term unemployed into the labour market in a selection of six Member States: a civil society perspective"

  • Carlos TRINDADE, President of the Labour Market Observatory (LMO)

14.30 - 15.30 | Presentation of activities of EU institutions regarding long-term unemployment

  • Brando BENIFEI, Member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL), European Parliament
  • Anita VELLA, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL), European Commission
  • Guillaume CRAVERO, Adviser, Businesseurope
  • Ben EGAN, Adviser, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

15.30 – 16.20 | Debate

  • Interventions from the LMO members who have carried out missions on long-term unemployment to Member States (Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Croatia, Italy and Sweden)
  • Open floor discussion

16.20 – 16.30 | Conclusions and closing of the event

Participants can speak English, German, French, Italian, Bulgarian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish and listen to English, German, French, Bulgarian, Portuguese and Spanish