Brussels, 03/12/2014

Hearing on „Strengthening the legitimacy of the European Semester to get smart, sustainable and inclusive growth - Giving a Voice to Civil Society proposals for Europe 2020

Brussels, 3 December 2014, 09:00 - 12:30 hrs.
European Parliament • PHS 7C50

GBE as member of the Steering Committee of the EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester co-organised a hearing, hosted by MEPs Jean Lambert (Greens/EFA) and Marian Harkin (ALDE), to discuss the European Semester with the new European Parliament and European Commissioners.

7 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and a member of Cabinet for the European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, responsible for the Euro and social dialogue, discussed the process and implementation of the European Semester.

Constanze Adolf (GBE) presented windows of opportunity of Environmental Fiscal Reform for sustainable fiscal consolidation in the European Semester. Please find more information here.

The final report on the hearing can be accessed here.