ETUCE Committee met online and in Brussels for the autumn ETUCE Committee
On 15-16 November 2021, the members of the ETUCE Committee met online and in Brussels for the autumn ETUCE Committee. The Committee members adopted important policy positions and prepared the next ETUCE Special Conference. The ETUCE President, Larry Flanagan, opened the Committee meeting by welcoming the new representatives to the ETUCE Committee. One of the main points on the agenda was the preparation of the upcoming ETUCE Special Conference of 5 and 6 July 2022, to be organised in presence in Liège (Belgium). 3.jpg 467.85 KBThe ETUCE Committee adopted six crucial ETUCE position papers on the “EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at work”, the “Proposal for a Council Recommendation on Pathways to School Success”, the “Proposal for a Council Recommendation on Education for Environmental Sustainability”, “Fair working condition of researchers is key for the European Research Area”, the “European Universities Initiative and European Degrees” and the “Council recommendation on blended learning for high quality and inclusive primary and secondary education” and endorsed the Strategy for implementation of the ETUCE Action Plan on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Following the overview on Trade Union Renewal and on the implementation of the ETUCE Action Plan on Organising and Renewal, the ETUCE’s work on social dialogue was presented, with the European Sectoral Social Dialogue for Education focusing mainly on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on education personnel. The plenary meeting of the European social dialogue committee is confirmed for 15 December 2021.