On 28 January 2015, the High Level Working Group on Employment and Labour discussed the issue of informal economy in the Mediterranean region.
Around 70 delegates from European and Asian governments, trade unions, employers' organisations, the ILO deputy director general, academics, EEAS and the European Commission discussed how to strengthen social dialogue, collective bargaining and workplace cooperation at the ASEM Seminar on Social Dialogue, held on 9-11 March 2014 in Brussels.
The 6th EU-India Seminar on Employment and Social Policy dedicated to social protection took place in Brussels on 24 and 25 June.
A new global momentum for the promotion of decent work? Challenges for the external dimension of EU employment and social policies.
Partners from the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) meet once a year in the Euro-Mediterranean Employment and Labour Working Group to discuss latest developments and ways of cooperation in the area of employment and social issues in the region.
This Seminar is part of EU-India dialogue and cooperation on employment and social policy based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed in year 2006.
The European Commission organised, in close cooperation with the Co-Presidency of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), a meeting of the UfM-Euromed High-Level Working Group on Employment and Labour.