XII. EUCDW Congress


EUCDW XII. Statutory Congress

14 and 15 December 2018

Hotel NH Danube City in Vienna, Austria




17:30-20:00                        EUCDW Congress 1st Plenary Session (closed session)

Opening of the Congress by Elmar Brok, President of the EUCDW

Welcome by Norbert Schnedl, President of Fraktion Christlicher GewerkschafterInnen (FCG) – Austria

Reports of the EUCDW President, EUCDW Secretary General and EUCDW Treasurer

    • Political Report by Elmar Brok, President of the EUCDW
    • Activity Report by Ivo Belet, Secretary General of the EUCDW
    • Financial Report by Ria Oomen-Ruijten, Treasurer of the EUCDW
    • Audit Report by Wilhelm Gloss, Auditor

Vote on the election commission of the XII. Congress

Vote on the Statutory Modifications

Congress Document: discussion and vote

Election of the EUCDW President and Presidium

    • Determination of the quorum and discharge
    • Election of the President
    • Election of the Vice Presidents
    • Election of the Assessors
    • Election of the Auditor

Resolutions: discussion and vote

Proclamation of the election result

Closing words by the newly elected President

20:00                                     Dinner




10:00-13:00                        EUCDW Congress 2nd Plenary Session (public session)

Opening of the Congress by Elmar Brok, President of the EUCDW

Keynote addresses by

    • Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
    • [X], EPP Spitzenkandidat

Video message by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission

Panel debate with

    • Joseph Daul, President of the European People’s Party
    • Peter Wouters, Chairman of Beweging.net Belgium
    • Jeroen Lenaers, MEP and co-Chair of the EPP Workers’ Group in the European Parliament
    • Patrick Develtere, Principal Adviser for European Social Policy at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC)

Closing remarks by Fritz Neugebauer, Vice President of the EUCDW

European hymn

13:30                                     Lunch


Events in 2018

Next EUCDW Board Meeting

Brussels - Belgium

More information coming soon

EUCDW Board meeting

Brussels - Belgium

The second Board meeting of 2018 was held in Brussels, Belgium.

EUCDW Board meeting

Timisoara - Romania

The first board meeting of 2018 was held in Timisoara, Romania.