date and location:
18 October 2002

Europe, Labor market, social policy and social services, Other Events, unemployment

How Can the European Employment Strategy Help the New Member States in Fighting Unemployment?

The 1st of the new CASE European Seminars series, organized within the new project entitled 'New Community - Old Policies?', will be held in the premises of Bank Handlowy w Warszawie, Leopold Kronenberg Conference Room, ul. Traugutta 7/9, Warsaw. The seminar will be attended by our guests from Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The language of the seminar will be English.


  • 15:00 European Employment Strategy - its origins and functioning (Mr Bernard Brunhes, former advisor to the French government)
  • 15:45 Current Prospects for Applying the EES in the Visegrad countries (Mr Mateusz Walewski, Center for Social and Economic Research) (paper attached)
  • 16:15-16:30 Break
  • 16:30 Panel Discussion (Dr Michal Boni, former Polish Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Ms Gabriella Minnei, advisor to the Hungarian Minister of Employment and Labour, Mr Bernard Brunhes)
  • 17:00 Question round