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ETUC Congress - 29 Sept

The Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) takes place from Tuesday 29 September to Friday 2 October 2015 in Paris, France.

The 13thCongress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) will take place Tuesday 29 September to Friday 2 October 2015 at the historic Maison de la Mutualité in central Paris, France.Taking part at the Congress will be : 600 national trade union delegates including the General Secretaries and/or Presidents of some 90 national trade union organisations from 39 European countries, 10 European sectoral trade union federations and special guests from Europe and beyond.The last Congress was in 2011.Congress Venue:Maison de la Mutualité24 Rue Saint-Victor, 75005 Paris, FranceLive streaming available throughout the Congress, fully equipped press centre will be available inside the Maison de la Mutualité for the exclusive use of journalists and media representatives.Highlights of Congress29 SeptemberOpening session with President HollandeIntervention byJean-Claude JunckerPanel on Youth unemployment with Employment Council chairNicolas Schmit, Luxembourg Minister of LabourEuropean Employment & Social Affairs CommissionerMarianne Thyssen30 SeptemberIntervention by Thomas Picketty, in inequalities & fair societyIntervention byGuy Ryder, General Secretary of ILO01 October Photo action on climate: TU GSs/Presidents to demonstrate trade unions support for ambitious climate action and a just transitionIntervention byMary Robinsonon climatePanel on social dumpingSpeech ofMartin Schulz, President of EP02 OctoberIntervention by Sharan Burrow, General Secretary ITUCElection results for General Secretary, Deputy General Secretaries, Confederals & President and photo call with new teamPanel on the ETUC of the futurePresentation of Manifesto by newly elected ETUC General SecretaryNew & outgoing Presidents & General Seretaries to close CongressMedia informationThe on-site press facilities for journalists, with wifi internet connection, will include:60 workstations with broadband connection, audiovisual signal for TV/Radio available on request.All plenary session proceedings can be watched on a wide screen in the press room, and heard in all 15 languages available: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Greek, Danish, Finnih, Swedish, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian.If you are a representative of the press or audiovisual media and wish to obtain accreditation to attend the ETUC Congress, please complete the  accreditation form: and e-mail it before 14 September 2015, For last-minute accreditation on-site or immediately before the start of the Congress, please ring Emanuela Bonacina: +32 (0) 473 94 26 47.Only accredited media representatives will have access to the press room, as well as to reserved seating in the Congress hall.Follow us on social media #ETUC15


29 Sep 2015 @ 12:00 am

2 Oct 2015 @ 12:00 am

Duration: 3 days


Maison de la Mutualité

24 Rue Saint-Victor


Organised by

European Trade Union Confederation

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