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8.30         Registration of participants

9.00         Opening remarks and state of play

  • Michael Smyth, vice-president of the European Economic and Social Committee
  • Nicolas Schmit, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social and Solidary Economy of Luxembourg
  • Oliver Röpke, EESC Member
  • General discussion

9.40          4 inspiring stories

  • Permafungi
  • Solidarity Salt
  • HopHopFood
  • 6zero1

10.30        Participatory workshops

  • The contribution of SEE to new economic models
  • The contribution of SEE to the integration of migrants
  • The contribution of SEE to territorial cohesion

13.00        Lunch

14.30        Presentation of the results of the workshops by the 3 rapporteurs

15.15        Institutional response:

  • Rait Kuuse, Deputy Secretary General on Social Policy, Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia
  • Jens Nilsson, Member of the European Parliament, Co-president of the Social Economy Intergroup
  • Sławomir Tokarski, Director, DG GROW, European Commission
  • Emmanuel Verny, vice-president of Social Economy Europe

16.15        Debate

16.45        Conclusion remarks