Proceedings of the Workshop on Policy Areas and Current Challenges in the Field of Employment and Social Affairs

15-01-2015

A workshop on "Policy areas and current challenges in the field of Employment and Social Affairs at EU level" was held in the European Parliament in Brussels on 22/23 September 2014. A representative of the European Commission and five external experts presented the different EMPL policy areas with a view to informing and preparing new Members for the hearing of the Commissioner(s)-designate by the EMPL Committee. Furthermore, the event aimed to facilitate an exchange of views and provide a forum for discussion between MEPs and the expert panel. This Policy Department A document contains the programme, a summary of discussions, background papers and the presentations of that workshop.

A workshop on "Policy areas and current challenges in the field of Employment and Social Affairs at EU level" was held in the European Parliament in Brussels on 22/23 September 2014. A representative of the European Commission and five external experts presented the different EMPL policy areas with a view to informing and preparing new Members for the hearing of the Commissioner(s)-designate by the EMPL Committee. Furthermore, the event aimed to facilitate an exchange of views and provide a forum for discussion between MEPs and the expert panel. This Policy Department A document contains the programme, a summary of discussions, background papers and the presentations of that workshop.

External author

Andrea BROUGHTON (Institute for Employment Studies, the UK), Lothar LISSNER (Kooperationsstelle Hamburg, IFE), Piet RENOOY, Laura TODARO (European Public Policy, Matrix) and Mirja GUTHEIL (European Public Policy, Matrix)