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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 September 2014

    High level conference on Roma inclusion

    The European Commission convenes a high level international conference in Brussels on 2 and 3 October 2014 to take stock of progress and lessons learned in integrating Roma at local level with the support of the ROMACT programme.

    High level conference on Roma inclusion
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 14 July 2014

    Uncertain Future for Maternity Leave Directive

    On 15 July 2014, the European Parliament debated the European Commission’s suggestion to withdraw the proposed maternity leave directive and to not take it up again in the next legislature. Many MEPs urged the Commission and the Council of Ministers to resume talks with Parliament.

    Uncertain Future for Maternity Leave Directive
  3. Standards and working conditions 14 July 2014

    New EURYDICE Report: Financing Schools in Europe

    The report Financing Schools in Europe: Mechanisms, Methods and Criteria in Public Funding provides a framework for understanding the structure of funding systems of primary and general secondary education.

    New EURYDICE Report: Financing Schools in Europe
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 1 July 2014

    Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is a threat to quality education

    Last week, Wikileaks released the secret draft text of the TiSA annex on financial services that has highlighted concerns about how the deal will be used to deregulate the financial sector at a time when stricter rules are needed to avoid a repeat of the recent crisis. Read ETUCE's Press...

    Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is a threat to quality education
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 June 2014

    ETUCE Culmination event of the Unite for Quality Education Campaign: join the European event in Brussels on 22 September 2014!

    On 22 September 2014, the EI initiative Unite for Quality Education Campaign will reach its peak in the European Region. On this special day, ETUCE is organising a Public Hearing on the Future of Quality Education, hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels, to celebrate one...

    ETUCE Culmination event of the Unite for Quality Education Campaign: join the European event in Brussels on 22 September 2014!
  6. Fighting the commercialisation of education 5 June 2014

    Teacher trade unions in Europe and the United States call on President Obama and President of the European Commission Barroso to safeguard quality education in TTIP

    A common letter by Education International, ETUCE, AFT and NEA calls on US President Obama and President of the European Commission Barroso to safeguard quality education in TTIP.

    Teacher trade unions in Europe and the United States call on President Obama and President of the European Commission Barroso to safeguard quality education in TTIP
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 June 2014

    Equality Recommendations Proposed

    The ETUCE Standing Committee for Equality proposed a set of recommendations in its last meeting on 2-3 June 2014. The recommendations shall be presented for adoption to the ETUCE Committee in October 2014.

    Equality Recommendations Proposed
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 May 2014

    Winds of change for Europe: 25 May 2014 vote for Europe

    ETUCE is calling on all its affiliates to vote for candidates that can change the course of austerity policies in Europe, to vote for a social and democratic Europe.

    Winds of change for Europe: 25 May 2014 vote for Europe
  9. Fighting the commercialisation of education 6 May 2014

    Journée de l’Europe

    Journée de l’Europe

    Journée de l’Europe
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 May 2014

    Secret negotiations threaten public services in 50 countries

    The 6th round of secret negotiations on the Trade in Services Agreement took place in Geneva during last week. The participants (the EU, Australia, Canada, Chile, Taiwan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey and the...

    Secret negotiations threaten public services in 50 countries
  11. Standards and working conditions 23 April 2014

    France: Government renews its pledge to reform education

    The new French Prime Minister says he will forge ahead with promised education reforms as three national teachers’ unions challenged his government to put quality education at the top of his agenda.

    France: Government renews its pledge to reform education
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 April 2014

    Teaching Profession Now and in Future - Passing on Cultural Values

    The Spring ETUCE Committee 2014 On 14-15 April 2014, the ETUCE Committee convened to debate on the major challenges and issues currently at stake in the education sector in Europe. Bringing the future priorities for teacher unions in Europe into focus, the Committee members decided that the ETUCE Special conference...

    Teaching Profession Now and in Future - Passing on Cultural Values
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 April 2014

    Euro-demonstration: 50.0000 people demanded new directions for Europe

    50.000 people from 21 European countries took to the streets of Brussels to participate in the large European trade union demonstration organised by ETUC on 4th April 2014 in Brussels. Trade unions from many different sectors and from all over Europe raised their voice against further austerity measures and for...

    Euro-demonstration: 50.0000 people demanded new directions for Europe
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 April 2014

    The European Commission declares that public consultation is not a referendum

    On 27 March 2014, the European Commission finally launched its public consultation on investment protection and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS). The deadline for submission will be three months following the date when the consultation is available in all official EU languages.

    The European Commission declares that public consultation is not a referendum
  15. Fighting the commercialisation of education 25 March 2014

    European teachers and students raise concerns with US-EU trade partnership

    Negotiators from the European Union and the United States met in Brussels on 10-14 March to continue the controversial talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

    European teachers and students raise concerns with US-EU trade partnership
  16. Equity and inclusion 11 March 2014

    One in three women experienced violence

    33 % of women living in the European Union have experienced physical and/or sexual violence since the age of 15, and one in 20 women was raped since the age of 15. These insights were revealed by an EU-wide survey on violence against women published by the European Agency for...

    One in three women experienced violence
  17. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 March 2014

    European elections 2014: Time has come to engage your candidates to pledge to Quality Education

    In the framework of the IE/ETUCE initiative “Unite for Quality Education - Better Education for a Better World”, ETUCE has launched a new large-scale campaign initiative called “Candidates pledge to Quality Education”. This initiative aims to seek the support from candidates to the European Parliament elections who share ETUCE’s view...

    European elections 2014: Time has come to engage your candidates to pledge to Quality Education