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ESW Milan 2019: Solidarity, Subsidiarity, Common Good

14-16 February 2019

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Solidarity, Subsidiarity, Common Good
Solidarität, Subsidiarität, Gemeinwohl
Solidarité, Subsidiarité, Intérêt Public
Solidaridad, Subsidiariedad, Interés Público
Solidarietà, Sussidiarietà, Bene Comune

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Opening, Herbert Metzger,
President of the 7th European Social Week

Quelles voies pour sortir de la crise sociale en Europe? Claude Rolin,
Member of the European Parliament (EVP, European People’s Party) and former secretary-general of the Belgian labour union CSC-ACV

Presentation John Hurley, EUROFOUND, Dublin

The future of work Prof. Emmanuel Agius,
Member of the European Group of Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) and Dean of the Department of Theology, Malta University

Digitization of economy and labour Elke Hannack,
Vice-Chair of the Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes (DGB)

Improving Poverty Reduction Which role for Europe? / Slides Prof. Bea Cantillon,
Directrice du centre belge « Centrum voor Sociaal Beleid Herman Deleeck »

Background articles:
10 Arguments for Prioritizing Minimum Income
Background Article “Social Security and Poverty Reduction

Conclusions of the 7th ESW Jérôme Vignon,
former president of the Semaines Sociales de France

Closing words Herbert Metzger,
President of the ESW

Hotel Ibis Novotel Milano Nord Ca Granda
Viale Giovanni Suzzani, 13/15

20162 Milano MI, Italy

Organized in cooperation with the Fondazione Luigi Clerici.