The Role of Unions in the New Millenium
II European Conference
17 June 2000
First Report: What do Unions do in Europe? Prospects and challenges for union presence and union influence, by Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Lars Calmfors, Daniele Checchi, Robin Naylor and Jelle Visser
Second Report: What do Unions do to the Welfare State?
Both reports have been published by Oxford University Press (in English) and Università Bocconi Editore (in Italian).
On the same topics discussed during the Second European Conference, the Fondazione Ing. Rodolfo Debenedetti has organized a workshop jointly with the ´European Trade Union Institute:
Trade Unions in the 21st Century
Workshop organised by the Fondazione Ing. Rodolfo Debenedetti and the European Trade Union Institute
Friday, 19 January 2001
10 a.m. Registration and welcome coffee
10.30 a.m. Opening and introduction
Tito Boeri, Fondazione Ing. Rodolfo Debenedetti
Reiner Hoffmann, European Trade Union Institute
11 a.m. What do unions do to the welfare state?
Presentation by Agar Brugiavini, University Ca´Foscari” of Venice, Italy
Followed by a debate moderated by: Gian Primo Cella, University of Milano
1 p.m. Lunch buffet
2 p.m. What do unions do in Europe?
Presentation by Lars Calmfors, University of Stockholm
Followed by a debate moderated by: Jeremy Waddington, University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology/UMIST
4 p.m. Concluding remarks by Emilio Gabaglio, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation
4.30 p.m. End of meeting