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Building together the right to employment in Europe

As every year, we’re taking a step back in time with a Université d’été at the heart of social issues. With the European elections just a few months away, the theme of the 2023 edition is “Building together the right to employment in Europe”.

See you
Friday, September 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. on Zoom platform

Full program:

2pm : Opening by Laurent Grandguillaume, President of TZCLD

2.10pm – 3pm : Round Table 1: Implementing the right to employment in Europe: where do we stand? 

  • Lukas Lehner, Researcher at the University of Oxford for Marienthal (Austria) 
  • Philine Edbauer, Project Coordinator for the European Job Guarantee Coalition
  • Andrea Ciarini,  Associate Professor of Sociology of Economic Processes and Work at the Department of Social and Economic Sciences, Sapienza University of Roma (Italy)
  • Murielle Norro, Project Manager, Bassin EFE de Hainaut Sud (Belgium) 

Questions and answers time

3pm – 3.50pm : Round Table 2: What kind of coalition is needed to promote the right to employment at European level? 

  • Yonnec Polet, 1st Alderman of Berchem-Sainte-Agathe (Belgium), member of the European Committee of the Regions
  • Aurore Lalucq, MEP, member of the European Parliament’s Employment Committee
  • Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights 
  • Tea Jarc, Confederal Secretary of European Trade Union Confederation – ETUC

Questions and answers time

Message from Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights

3.55pm : Conclusion by Laurent Grandguillaume

The event will be accessible to as many people as possible, thanks to real-time subtitling in French and instant audio translation in English and French.