EZA board member Prof. dr. Franjo Topić is the winner of the individual Sixth of April Award in the field of culture

In Sarajevo City Hall, on Saturday, the ceremonial session of the City Council of the City of Sarajevo was held on the occasion of the 6th of April, the Day of the City of Sarajevo, when the Sixth of April award was officially presented to prof. dr. Franjo Topić in the field of culture.

The Sixth of April is the highest and most prestigious decoration given annually by the City of Sarajevo,...

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Job advertisement: Assistant to the Secretary-General for Communication (m/f/x)

Are you enthusiastic about Europe and educational work? The European Centre for Workers’ Questions (EZA) is a network of 73 Christian-social workers’ organisations, educational and research institutions from 30 European countries which address workers’ questions. In the EZA Secretariat you can help co-ordinate approx. 65 educational events a year for multipliers and delegates of trade unions and...

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Seminars in May 2019

European Pillar of Social Rights – implementations and proposals for workers' organisations

09.05. – 11.05.2019, Vilnius / LT

LPS „Solidarumas“ (Lietuvos Profesinė Sąjunga „Solidarumas“)

Contact: Kristina Krupavičienė

E-mail: kristinalpss@hotmail.com


Fair working conditions: The European Pillar of Social Rights as the basis for new social partner consensus

10.05. – 12.05.2019, Nals / IT


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European conference on the subject of “Healthy Workplaces”

Trade union representatives from France, Poland, Portugal and Germany met in Bonn from 14 to 16 March 2019 to discuss "Healthy Workplaces - Recognizing and Managing Dangerous Substances" and measures to raise awareness and preventive action in their respective communities to inform industries. Presented were examples from the chemical, mineral oil, agriculture, waste management, water management,...

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EZA News no. 1/2019


Interview with Luc Van den Brande, new President of the European Centre for Workers’ Questions (EZA); Future of Work – 100 years of ILO: EZA seminar in Bucharest; 7th European Social Week in Milan: Challenging times for work and social dialogue; European Project SACADOS: Promote in-company learning; Focal topics of the EZA 2019 education programme

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Working conditions of migrant workers in focus

From March 11 to 14, 2019, representatives of projects and initiatives from churches and trade unions discussed in the Herzogenrath Nell Breuning House the often inhumane situation of migrant workers and sought approaches to improving them. Maria Reina Martin, vice-president of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA), stressed that it is important to remember that this is about people,...

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Challenging times for work and social dialogue - 7th European Social Week (ESW) in Milan

The 7th European Social Week (ESW) took place in Milan from 14 to 16 February 2019. More than 100 participants from 21 European countries addressed the great social, economic and societal challenges facing Europe for which realistic solutions must be found.

To start, the Chair of the “Notre Europe” institute and former Prime Minister of Italy, Enrico Letta, gave a synopsis of the current...

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Focal topics of the EZA 2019 education programme

The focuses of the European Centre for Workers’ Questions (EZA) 2019 education programme are the topics of “Youth employment”, “The future of work - Changing changing labour relations” and “Safety and health at work”. In addition, the topic “Strategies of European Institutions” will also be continued, with this year's focus area “The future of a social Europe - effects and prospects for the...

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Call for proposals of the European Commission

“Information and training measures for workers’ organisations” is the title of the call for proposals of the European Commission with the reference no. VP/2019/002. You can find any further information on the website of the GD Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. Deadline of the call is the 6 May 2019.

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EZA seminar in Bucharest: the future of work - 100 years of the ILO

Contributing to the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO) was the aim of the Bucharest seminar on the "Future of Work", which took place in collaboration between Cartel Alfa and EZA from 4 to 6 February 2019.

The participants exchanged views on the political and economic conditions of the future world of work and discussed which values from the point of view of...

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EZA Educational Programme 2019

The new EZA President: Luc Van den Brande

Campaign "Healthy Workplaces: Manage dangerous substances"