Tripartite Social Summit: arrivals
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council / Justus Lipsius
End production: 14/03/2013 First transmission: 14/03/2013
The Tripartite Social Summit was held this morning in Brussels, ahead of the European Council meeting. Its objective is to ensure the effective participation of the social partners in implementing the EU’s economic and social policies.
Talks, with representatives of European workers and employers (including ETUC, BUSINESSEUROPE, CEEP and UEAPME), were devoted to further economic integration, and the promotion of strong and sustainable economic growth, social cohesion and employment in the European Union.
The Summit also reviewed the social partners’ key role in EU governance, including their contribution to restoring jobs and growth.
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||Arrival of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
||Arrival of Enda Kenny, Irish Prime Minister
||Arrival of Dimitris Daskalopoulos, President of Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
||Arrival of Richard Bruton, Irish Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
||Arrival of László Andor, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion