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9.30 a.m. | Opening session and introduction:
  • Gabriele Bischoff, President of the Workers' Group
10 a.m. | 1st working session – Political priorities

EU and global political agenda

Interventions by :

  • Caroline Petit, Deputy Director of the UN Regional Information Centre
  • Isabel Caño, EESC Gr II member, Vice-President of SDO

Debate

11.30 a.m. | Key achievements for workers/citizens under threat:

From Schengen to free movement and EU labour rights.

How are trade unions responding?

Introduction to the debate:

  • Luca Visentini, Secretary General & Veronica Nilsson, Deputy Secretary General, ETUC
  • Gabriele Bischoff, President of the Workers' Group

Debate

2.30 p.m. | 2nd working session – Information on work of sections and other bodies

Better regulation - REFIT

Interventions by:

  • Denis Meynent, EESC Gr II member, rapporteur on REFIT
  • Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Finance Watch

New forms of labour

Intervention by:

  • Kathleen Walker Shaw, EESC Gr II member, rapporteur on SOC/533

Energy package

Intervention by:

  • Pierre Jean Coulon, EESC Gr II member, TEN President

Debate

5.15 p.m. | Conclusions
  • Gabriele Bischoff, President of the Workers' Group
5.30 p.m. | End of meeting

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