FEPS Newsletter 8 Sept 2023 – Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more

08/09/2023
📅 FEPS Newsletter: Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more
Survey on unemployment, AI in the workplace, EU Economic Governance, G20…
 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
Upcoming Events
Do you remember that some time ago, we asked your opinion about unemployment in your region and what the EU should do? As promised, after getting many answers, we prepared our analysis of the result for you.

And what could create jobs while improving people’s well-being? Care! Prioritising investment in long-term and childcare can be a major vector for sustainable growth. Let’s #Care4care.

This week, as we always do, we kept an eye on Ukraine and even went a bit further, until the hot region of Sahel. As the global order changes, we keep looking towards a progressive future.

POLICY STUDY
By Mirjam langer, Andreas Hafner, Janina Urban, David Schwertgen, Ioannis Theocharis and Philine Edbauer
Is it possible to create decent employment and strengthen the social economy while combating the climate crisis and pursuing a Just Transition, all at the same time?

In collaboration with Our Global Moment, we aim to shed light on Europeans’ perception of unemployment, the quality of work we wish for, and the public policies to address these challenges.

The policy brief is based on an EU-wide online survey that includes comparisons between Germany, Italy, France and Belgium, and qualitative research conducted in Berlin, Germany. Read more.

UPCOMING EVENT
Led by machines
21 September – Stockholm, Sweden
With the computer revolution, the workplace has seen a rapid introduction of digital technologies for gig work, remote work, surveillance, and algorithmic management of workers.
This public launch of the FEPS-Nordics Digital Programme on Algorithmic Management and Workers’ Rights will bring together researchers, policymakers, trade unionists and other stakeholders from the Nordic countries to discuss the effects of digital tech on the nature of work itself across the labour market.
27 September – FEPS HQ
The Russian aggression against Ukraine in February 2022 shook the world and caused immense suffering and destruction in the invaded country.
Join us with authors of the book ‘Europe and the war in Ukraine‘, to explore the developments concerning the key aspects of the war from a European perspective. From the background of Russian aggression, the role of the US, China and BRICS, to the impact on the Ukrainian economy, society and politics, we’ll analyze the current situation of Ukraine in view of its reconstruction.
“The EU must update its strategy for the Sahel. This means listening to stakeholders in the region, understanding developments in the region and the aspirations of its citizens and being aware of the presence of several forces (jihadist forces, China, Russia…)”, FEPS
President commented in the online event organised with Fondation Jean-Jaurès and Istituto Affari Internazionali.

We analysed the implementation by the EU of its Integrated Strategy 2021 for the Sahel. With an approach based on true partnership and equality, we examined the challenges and opportunities of the new regional context. Read more.
6 September – Online
If well managed, the care economy can generate positive economic impacts and become a major vector for sustainable growth.
Prioritising investment in long-term and childcare can have a profound impact on people’s well-being as well as on job creation.

Why and how? Watch the full discussion with Cecilia Navarra, Policy Analyst at the EP Research Service; Chiara Saraceno, Honorary Fellow at Collegio Carlo Alberto; Milan Brglez, MEP S&D Group, and Mary Collins, Acting Secretary General at European Women’s Lobby.

This policy lunch was organised by FEPS, FES and the European Public Service Union. Read more.


ℹ️ Find out more about the #Care4Care project.
An economic governance reform will have massive implications for the European people. “We have few months to make a difference” warned Maria João Rodrigues, FEPS President, speaking at our latest expert meeting, organised in cooperation with FES, DGB and the S&D Group.
It provided a timely platform for the discussion on strengthening democracy in EU economic policy coordination. Mark Dawson, Professor at the Hertie School of Governance, shared the findings of his FES-commissioned study, offering concrete proposals to enhance democratic control and accountability in EU economic governance.
The countdown begins to the 18th G20 Summit in India on 9-10 September. The G20 stands for shared international responsibility in a deeply interdependent world to address economic problems.
The current G20 summit comes against the backdrop of the return to a post-pandemic world still beset by major economic challenges, the continuing war in Ukraine and evidence of the slowing down of the Chinese economy that can produce a global economic tsunami. Read more.
Photo credits: European Union 2023
Twitter
Facebook
Linkedin
Instagram
Youtube
Website
Was this email forwarded to you?


Copyright © 2023 FEPS Europe, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this email because you participated in one of FEPS’ events and/or have registered for FEPS’ newsletter.
If you wish not to receive FEPS’ communications anymore, please click here: unsubscribe now





Email Marketing by ActiveCampaign
Find all related Progressive Post
Progressive Post
15/07/2024

Less is more: time to re-purpose the European Political Community?

12/07/2024

After the general election, France in a political conundrum

12/07/2024

Le Pen’s delayed victory

Find all related Magazine
Magazine
  • cover book

    FEPS Newsletter 8 Sept 2023 – Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more Progressive Post

FEPS Newsletter 8 Sept 2023 – Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more

  • cover book

    FEPS Newsletter 8 Sept 2023 – Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more Progressive Post

FEPS Newsletter 8 Sept 2023 – Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more

  • cover book

    FEPS Newsletter 8 Sept 2023 – Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more Progressive Post

FEPS Newsletter 8 Sept 2023 – Employment, Care4Care, Sahel, Ukraine…and much more

Find all related publications
Publications
15/07/2024

Climate progress in the EU and the world

FEPS Primer series - Stephen Minas
10/07/2024

Digital regulatory power but technology taker

How do we create an ecosystem for the European digital model
03/07/2024

Embracing Feminist Foreign Policy within EU strategic foresight capabilities

03/07/2024

Building Economic Democracy in Europe

Concepts, Cases and Achieving Progressive Change
Find all related news
News
04/07/2024

FEPS Delegation attends T20/C20 Midterm Conference in Brazil

27/06/2024

Join Tax the EU Billionaires Day!

25/06/2024

The EUROPAEUM delegation visits FEPS

20/06/2024

FEPS celebrates its annual General Assembly and welcomes new members

Find all related in the media
In the media

Eurozone Finance Ministers to talk belt tightening

by POLITICO 15/07/2024
FEPS Secretary General László Andor discusses the rise of supply-side progressivism following the success of the Labour Party in the UK Elections with POLITICO

NATO-bővítés sok vitával: érvek, ellenérvek és lobbik a Clinton-elnökség idején

by BBC History 07/07/2024
"The controversial NATO enlargement: pros, cons and lobbying during the Clinton presidency" This article, written by FEPS Secretary General László Andor, looks back to the 1990s when the Eastern enlargement of NATO was requested, discussed, orchestrated, and eventually completed.

Falsely historic European elections bring little change, says FEPS

by Agence Europe 18/06/2024
Agence Europe's article features an analysis of the EU election results by Ania Skrzypek, FEPS Director for Research and Training, published in The Progressive Post.

Die EU-Osterweiterung nach 20 Jahren: Kann die Konvergenz sozial und wirtschaftlich nachhaltig gestaltet werden?

by Wirtschaftsdienst 13/06/2024
'EU Eastward Enlargement After 20 Years: Socially and Economically Sustainable Convergence?' FEPS Secretary General László Andor co-authored this article of the German journal Wirtschaftsdienst