ETUC answer to the Reflection Paper Towards a Sustainable Europe 2030
Adopted at the Executive Committee Meeting of 26-27 March 2019
Starting with Scenario 2, swiftly moving toward Scenario 1
On 30 January 2019, the European Commission issued a Reflection Paper Towards a Sustainable Europe 2030. It includes three scenarios which the Strategic Agenda 2019-2024 of the EU will be built upon.
please find enclosed the ETUC Draft Position on the Reflection Paper of the European Commission: Toward a Sustainable Europe by 2030. This document will be submitted to the Executive Committee of the ETUC at the end of March.
In June 2018, the ETUC adopted a Resolution : Trade Unions for A Sustainable Europe by 2030 . We consider that this document sets our priorities and views on the implementation of the UN2030 Agenda in Europe and should constitute an integral part of our answer to the Reflection Paper of the European Commission.
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) welcomes a Vatican Conference – today and yesterday - on labour and the workers’ movement (trade unions) being at the core of development, and on work having to be good for everyone.
An ETUC delegation, led by General Secretary Luca Visentini, attended the “Labor Unions International meeting: from Populorum progressio to Laudato si” organised by the Holy See in the Vatican City.
In light of new evidence, trade unions and labour organizations are today renewing their calls to the European Commission to make good on its promise to launch a trade investigation into Bangladesh as a result of its government’s continued failure to make urgently needed reforms to the law and practice governing trade union rights in the country’s Ready Made Garment industry.