Mid term Conference Dublin 5-6 June 2013 - High Noon for Social Europe

Dublin, 05-06/06/2013

The Conference

On 5 and 6 June, trade union leaders from across Europe will gather in Dublin for Mid-term conference “High noon for social Europe” organised by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

This major event - which will be accessible to the press - will focus on the need of a strong social Europe for workers and citizens.

At a time of crisis and social emergency, European trade unions demand a radical change of course and propose their alternatives to restore growth, tackle unemployment and build a fairer Europe.

Do not miss the opportunity to meet European trade union leaders: Save this date!

Practical information

Meeting venue:

Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, www.dublincastle.ie.


Active languages: French, German, English, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Hungarian

Passive languages: Czech, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Portuguese and Greek.

- Programme

Wi-Fi connection available

Information for the Press

The Conference is open to the press and the journalists are cordially invited. It will offer an opportunity for you to talk to the General Secretaries / Presidents of the Trade Union organisations.

Bernadette Ségol, General Secretary of the ETUC and David Begg, General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), will hold an opening press conference on 5th June in the Presidents Room at Dublin Castle.

- Press Invitation : http://www.etuc.org/a/11241

Twitter hashtag: #Social_Dublin or #EUSocialDimension

Please register with : [email protected]


Conference opening

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Photos from the Press Conference

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Opening of the conference and Highlights of the joint ETUC-ICTU press conference

ETUC message to the European Council June 2013

Film produced by TIME FOR WORDS. Feel free to contact Michal Mlcousek: [email protected]


- High Noon for Social Europe - Opening speech by David Begg General Secretary ICTU



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Emanuela Bonacina: + 32 (0) 473 94 26 47