Brussels, 2 October - Mutual societies in the 21st century Europe: What challenges and perspectives?
10.20 Welcome Address by Georges DASSIS, President of the Workers' Group, European Economic and Social Committee
10.30 Speech by Pervenche BERES, President of the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, on the theme "The role of mutual societies in the 21st century"
11h00 Round Table on the theme: “Project of statute for a European Mutual society:
difficulties, challenges and achievements”
• Luigi BERLINGUER, Rapporteur on the Statute of Mutual Societies, Committee on Legal Affairs, European Parliament
• Apostolos IOAKIMIDIS, Principal Administrator, European Commission, DG
Enterprise and Industry
• Christian HOREMANS, Member of the working group on Mutuals, AIM
(Association Internationale de la Mutualité)
• Simon BROEK, Researcher, Institute for policy research "Research voor Beleid" (the Netherlands) and author of the European Parliament study on Mutual societies
Debate with the audience
12h45 Concluding Remarks by Yves BERTONCINI, Secretary General, Notre Europe
Interpretation is provided (EN-DE-FR)