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22 March 2017 – Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Grand Hotel Union - Miklošičeva cesta 1, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

Interpretation: from English, Slovenian, Serbian, Macedonian into English, Slovenian, Serbian, Macedonian

 

9.00 a.m.

Welcome address:

Mr Jacek KRAWCZYK, President of the EESC Employers' Group

9.15 a.m.

Introductory remarks:

Mr Marjan TROBIŠ, President of the Association of Employers of Slovenia

9.30 a.m.

Keynote Speech:

Role of business and employers' organisations at EU level

Mr Markus BEYRER, Director General of BusinessEurope

10.00 a.m.

Role of the social dialogue in the European Union and EU Prospects and challenges for the accession countries:

Mr Zoran STANČIČ, Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Ljubljana

10.30 a.m.

Business Round Table:

Main activities of the Balkan employers' organisations and current economic and social challenges (e.g. social dialogue, accession process , migration crisis) – country specific background:

 

  • Mrs Gordana DERANJA, President of the Croatian Employers' Association
  • Mr Mladen PANDUREVIĆ, Director of the Employers' Association of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr Mile BOSKOV, Executive President of the Business Confederation of Macedonia

First round of comments

 

  • Mrs Suzana RADULOVIĆ Secretary General of the Montenegrin Employers' Federation
  • Mr Boško SAVKOVIĆ, Member of the Presidency of the Serbian Association of Employers
  • Mr Dragutin ŠKREBIĆ, President of the Union of Employers' Association of Republika Srpska

Second round of comments

 

Moderator: Mr Jacek KRAWCZYK, President of the EESC Employers' Group

11.45 a.m.

Coffee break

12.00 a.m.

Business Round Table - follow-up discussion between the Members of the EESC Employers' Group and Representatives of the Balkan employers and business

 

Moderator: Mr Jože SMOLE, Secretary General of the Association of Employers of Slovenia and Member of the EESC Employers' Group

13.15 p.m.

Concluding remarks by:

  • Mr Jacek KRAWCZYK, President of the EESC Employers' Group
  • Mr Markus BEYRER, Director General of BusinessEurope

13.30 p.m.

Walking networking buffet

 

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Balkan Employers' Round Table - agenda