ETUC – European Trade Union Conference – 40º Aniversário. Hoje, em Madrid.


Porque se faz este Encontro

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) is organising a high-level conference on 28 January in Madrid.

At the conference the following issues will be discussed : the social dimension of Europe and how we could crystallise it. The Economic governance will also be debate – considering that it does not deliver sustainable growth and employment, what needs to be done? Finally, a discussion on Democracy, what should be the role of citizens, workers and their unions within a genuine economic and monetary union?

This event will bring together the main European trade union leaders, as well as Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament; Lásló Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, and Olli Rehn, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs.

On this occasion, the ETUC will also be celebrating its fortieth anniversary and unveiling its new visual branding.

Informação prática

Conference timetable: 0900 – 1630

Meeting venue:

Hôtel Velada Madrid Calle de Alcalá 476 E- 28027 Madrid Tel.: +34 91 375 68 00


Active languages: French, German, English, Spanish, Italian and Polish

Passive languages: Norwegian, Portuguese, Hungarian and Swedish

Wi-Fi connection available

Informação à Comunicação Social

The Conference is open to the press and the journalists are cordially invited.

It will offer an opportunity for you to talk to the General Secretaries / Presidents of the Trade Union organisations.

Please register with Daniele Melli:

- Programme

- Programme (ES)

- Invitation to the press



Patricia Grillo: + 32 (0) 477 77 01 64

Daniele Melli: + 32 (0) 473 94 25 63

Emanuela Bonacina: + 32 (0) 473 94 26 47

Spanish trade unions


Luis María González: +34 917 028 106


Angeles Freire: +34 915 897 631

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