Delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights: The role of the European Semester and the new MFF

26.09.2018 (15:00 – 17:00)

European Parliament

Paul Henri Spaak Building, Wiertzstraat 60,
Room A3G-3
1047 Brussels
Belgium

Program & documents

Delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights:

The role of the European Semester and the new MFF

Wednesday 26th September 2018
15:00-17:00 at the European Parliament, room A3G-3

Hosted by Elena Gentile MEP (S&D, IT) and Brando Benifei MEP (S&D, IT)
 

15:00-15:15 Welcome and opening remarks                                                 

  • Elena Gentile, Member of the European Parliament (S&D, IT), Co-President of the Social Economy Intergroup
  • Brando Benifei, Member of the European Parliament (S&D, IT)
  • Petros Fassoulas, Secretary General of the European Movement International, on behalf of the alliance Stand up for the Social Pillar

 

15:15-16:00 Roundtable on Stakeholder involvement for socio-economic convergence through the EU semester

Presented and moderated by Kélig Puyet, Director of Social Platform

  • Enrique Calvet Chambon, MEP (ALDE, ES)
  • Luca Visentini, Secretary General of ETUC
  • Giuseppe Guerini, President of CECOP-CICOPA Europe
  • María Antonia Pérez León, Director General for Self-Employment, Social Economy and CSR of the Government of Spain
  • Stefan Olsson, Director for Employment (DG EMPL)
  • Maria-Joao Rodrigues, MEP (S&D, PT)

 

16:00-16:50 Roundtable on The new MFF as a tool to boost social investment

Presented and moderated by Diana Dovgan, Secretary General of CECOP-CICOPA Europe

  • Juan Antonio Pedreño, President of Social Economy Europe
  • Esther Lynch, Confederal Secretary of  ETUC
  • Masha Smirnova, Policy & advocacy adviser at Social Platform
  • Verónica Lope-Fontagné, MEP (EPP, ES)
  • Anna Krzyzanowska, Head of Unit Coordination with the EIB Group, EBRD and IFI’s, European Commission (DG ECFIN)

16:50 – 17:00 Conclusion remarks by Marco Cilento, representative of the Stand up for the Social Pillar Alliance