European
Social
Weeks

Labour, greener economy and the digital transformation

The 8th European Social Week

Coping with climate change and the transition to a sustainable and climate neutral economy are urgent tasks with which we are faced in a time where the digital transformation of the world of labour is a pressing issue. The Corona-pandemic has further destabilized labour relations and weakend the power of labour unions, further exarbating the position of disadvantaged groups such as refugees, young persons and persons with a handicap. » more

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Rebalance our economy with the Common Good Product

Learn more about this proposal to rebalance the economy. It is an initiative of Economy for the Common Good and might be of interest for all who want to contribute to a greener economy. The website explains what the Common Good Product is and has a link to a petition on the occasion of the G20 summit, 30–31 October 2021.

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Un manifeste de l’engagement des SSF

The Semaines Sociales de France have published a manifest as the outcome of the last two meetings of SSF, dedicated to ‘Rebuilding society’. SSF will welcome any comment you may offer on this Manifesto, to highlight differences with your country situation or common features.
[> Download original [> Download the English translation
See also Semaines Sociales de France.

Posted in: ESRI, ESW

Why European Social Weeks?

Members of Christian Social Movements want to meet each other on the European level in the same way that we have found each other on the national level. We want to go further on the road of peace, cooperation, and solidarity. Hope for a better future has always guided people to where they want to arrive, and so hope for a better Europe is our guide.

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ESW 2022: Labour, greener economy and the digital transformation

Covid volente‘: it is our intention to organize the Eight European Social Week in Winter 2022/23. A small seminar in preparation of the 8th ESW might be organized earlier. Exact dates and places will be announced as soon as circumstances permit.

ESW Milan 2019: Solidarity, Subsidiarity, Common Good

14-16 February 2019

Selected texts, videos, and pictures

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ESW Doorn, 2016: All things new

18 till 20 February 2016, The report

ESW Oostende, 2014: Europe, The age of responsibility

How can we integrate more solidarity and participation in the social model of the future?

ESW Bad Honnef, 2010

Publication pending

ESW Bratislava, 2003: Perspectives

The commitment of Christians and Christian Social Organisations in construction of the European Union

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