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Workers' rights - Free movement, fair movement

8.30 a.m. | Registration

9 a.m. | Opening session:

Welcome address

  • Oliver RÖPKE, Workers' Group President – EESC

9.10 a.m. | "Sustainable Europe – Sustainable future"

 Keynote speech

  • Timo HARAKKA, Minister of Employment

9.30 a.m. | "Social dimension of sustainable Europe – European labour mobility"

Interventions

  • Jarkko ELORANTA, President of the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)
  • Antti PALOLA, President of the Finnish Confederation of Professionals (STTK)
  • Per HILMERSSON, ETUC Deputy General Secretary
  • Eve KYNTÄJÄ, Migration policy specialist (SAK) and member of ETUC Taskforce on ELA

10.30 a.m. | Press point

11.00 a.m. | "Social dimension of sustainable Europe – European labour mobility"

Debate

12.45 p.m. | Lunch break

2 p.m. | "Skills mobility in the European labour market"

Interventions

  • Birgitta VUORINEN Director, Division for Higher Education Policy, Ministry of Education and Culture
  • Sture FJÄDER, President of the Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland (AKAVA)
  • Petri LEMPINEN, Executive director, The Rectors’ Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences Arene

Debate

3.30 p.m. | Coffee break

3.45 p.m. | "EESC contribution to the Commission's work programme"

Intervention

  • Rudy DE LEEUW, rapporteur

Debate

4.45 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Oliver RÖPKE, Workers' Group President – EESC

5 p.m. | End of the meeting

 

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