The European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan

EESC hybrid public hearing

Via Interactio, online platform - Monday, 10.05.2021 from 09:30 to 13:00



Draft Agenda

09.00 a.m. - 09.30 a.m. | Log on to platform / Interactio testing for speakers

09.30 a.m. - 09.40 a.m. | Opening remarks

  • Laurenţiu Plosceanu, President of the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship - EESC

09.40 a.m. - 10.45 a.m. | Panel I: Setting the scene

Moderator: Milena Angelova, Study Group President - EESC

  • Krzysztof Nowaczek, Deputy Head of Unit, Coordination Unit, European Commission
  • Dennis Radkte, MEP, EPP – co-rapporteur EP report 'A strong social Europe for Just Transitions'
  • , representative of the Portuguese Council Presidency (tbc)
  • Prof. Nils Karlson, President and CEO of the Ratio Institute
  • Maria João Rodrigues, President, Foundation for European Progressive Studies  FEPS
  • Agnes Jongerius, MEP, S&D – co-rapporteur EP report 'A strong social Europe for Just Transitions'
  • Anne Karjalainen, Chair of  the SEDEC commission and rapporteur on the EPSR Action Plan - Committee of the Regions

10.45 a.m. - 11.15 a.m. | Debate

11.15 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. | Break

11.30 a.m. - 12.20 p.m. | Panel II: The views from civil society

Moderator: Milena Angelova, EESC Study Group President

  • Oliver Zander, Director General Gesamtmetall
  • Helder Ferreira, Interim Director, European Anti-Poverty Network
  • Marco Cilento, Head of Institutional Affairs - European Trade Union Confederation
  • Mikael Leyi, Secretary General, SOLIDAR
  • Silvia Rainone, Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
  • Jonas Hagelqvist, Director General of IKEM, the Swedish federation for the chemical and innovation industry

12.20 p.m. - 12.45 p.m. | Debate

12.45 p.m. - 13.00 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Carlos Trindade, EESC Rapporteur - EESC
  • Cristian Pîrvulescu, EESC Rapporteur – EESC
  • Milena Angelova, Study Group President – EESC

Participants can speak FR, DE, EN, PT, RO and listen to EN, FR, RO.