576th Plenary session 22-23 February 2023

576th plenary session, with the following guests and debates (Draft Agenda):

  • Supporting labour market developments: how to maintain employability, boost productivity and develop skills, especially in SMEs, in the context of the European Year of Skills 2023 linked to the adoption of the related SOC/722 own-initiative opinion, with Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (and other speakers tbc) on Wednesday 22 February 2023 at 5 p.m.
  • The European Neighbourhood Policy – the Belarussian way, with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Leader of the Belarusian democratic movement on Wednesday 22 February 2023 at 3 p.m.
  • One year from the start of the war in Ukraine – Impact of the war on people in Ukraine and in the EU, with Oleksandra Matviichuk, Head of the Centre for Civic Liberties and Lora Pappa, Founder and President of the Greek NGO METAdrasi – Action for Migration Development, on Thursday 23 February 2023 at 11 a.m.