10.00 - 11.00 Social challenges - Debate

  • Introduction by Oliver Röpke, President of the Workers' group
  • Intervention by Cinzia del Rio, Vice President of EESC SOC section

11.00 – 12.00 Future of Europe and Portuguese presidency priorities

  • Keynote Speaker: Ana Mendes Godinho, Portuguese Minister of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security

12.00 – 13.30 Break

13.30 – 15.30 Economic challenges in Europe - Debate

  • Moderator: Jorge Valero
  • Introduction by Stefano Palmieri, president of the EESC ECO Section
  • Keynote Speaker: Jonás Fernández, S&D MEP and Coordinator of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Keynote Speaker: Aurore Lalucq, S&D MEP, member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Keynote Speaker: Prof. Colin Crouch, professor emeritus of the University of Warwick and external scientific member of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies at Cologne

15.30 – 16.00 Break

16.00 - 17.30 Environmental Challenges: the Green Deal - Debate

  • Moderator: Jorge Valero
  • Introduction by Peter Schmidt, President of the EESC NAT Section
  • Keynote speaker: Executive Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans
  • Intervention by Lucie Studničná, Gr II Vice-President

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Challenges of Europe and priorities of the Workers' Group - Agenda