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António Vitorino

António Vitorino

António Vitorino, born in 1957 in Lisbon, holds a degree in law from the University of Lisbon and ...
Etienne Davignon

Etienne Davignon

Chairman of the CMB Group, Genfina, Recticel, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Fondation P.-H. Spaak, Egmont ...
André Sapir

André Sapir

Professor of economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Jonathan Faull

Jonathan Faull

Jonathan Faull was born in Chatham, Kent (UK) in 1954. He joined the European Commission in 1978 ...
Yves Bertoncini

Yves Bertoncini

Yves Bertoncini has been Director of the Jacques Delors Institute (2012-2017). He assists the ...
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Social Europe

Brussels, 16 October 2012 - "Competition – Cooperation – Solidarity: Facing the New EU Challenges"


Competition – Cooperation – Solidarity: Facing the New EU Challenges 

Tuesday 16 October 2012
9h30 – 17h30
des Académies (Auditorium Albert II)
1, rue Ducale, 1000 Brussels 


9.15: Registration 

9.30: Opening speech:Jacques Delors "triptych" : achivements and prospects

 António Vitorino, President of Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute

10.00: Round table 1 – The Economic and Monetary Union: the Need for a New Start

Etienne Davignon, Former Vice-President of the European Commission

Jo Leinen, Member of the European Parliament

André Sapir, Member of the “Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa group”, Professor
of Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Chair: Yves Bertoncini, Director, Notre Europe

12.00: break

14.00: Round table 2 – Single Market and EU Fundings: a new “Package” for Growth and Convergence

Jonathan Faull, Director General Internal Market, European Commission

Philippe Maystadt, Former President of the EIB, President of the EPC

Hannes Swoboda, President of the S&D group, European Parliament

Chair: Adriana Cerretelli, Journalist, Il Sole 24 Ore

15.30: Round table 3 – Improving the social dimension of the EU

Alejandro Cercas, Member of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee, European Parliament

Koos Richelle, Director General Employment and Social Affairs, European Commission

Frank Vandenbroucke, Former Belgian Minister of Social Affairs, Professor, KU Leuven

Chair: Philippe Pochet, Director General, European Trade Union Institute

17.00: Concluding remarksA balanced European Union: Prospects for the Future

Jacques Delors, Former President of the European Commission, Founding President of Notre

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