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European employment strategy - topic of debate at Brussels

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Jul '07
The 14th edition of Employment Week held in Brussels on 5-6 June 2007 is being hailed as a huge success. The only event of its kind open to all European employment stakeholders, it attracted 900 participants from 27 EU member states and further a field.

The annual conference and exhibition provides a platform for employment practitioners and decision-makers to meet and discuss the latest policies and trends in the European labour market.

During the conference, leading experts in the EU employment field, including European Commission officials, NGOs, trade unions and employers discussed topical labour market and social affairs issues. The employers' perspective was presented by top corporate organisations such as McDonald's Europe, Volvo, Toyota, Nestlé, Dow Chemicals, Manpower and Air-France-KLM.

Flexicurity was high on the conference agenda with Employment Commissioner Vladimír Špidla, declaring:
“The Commission has promoted the debate on flexicurity with its initiative to encourage workers' mobility. Of course, there are no simple and single answers to all the questions that arise but the objective is to put human capital at the centre of our efforts. This is exactly what the debate on flexicurity is all about."

Fernando Medina, Portugal's Secretary of State for Employment and Vocational Training also spoke about flexicurity and acknowledged the complexities of rolling it out to all member states with a single approach.

Emmanuel Jahan from Air-France – KLM Group stressed that flexicurity goes well beyond the usual boundaries of established social policies, making


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