CSC Documents on Social and Economic Issues 2009

Reply from the President's Office to the Open Letter on the economic crisis - September 2009
Reply from Commissioner Vladimir Špidla to the Open Letter on the economic crisis - 7 October 2009

Open letter (English) to the Presidents of the EU Institutions 

French translation of the Open Letter to the Presidents of the EU Institutions 

Finnish translation of the Open Letter to the Presidents of the EU Institutions


Shaping European Economic and Social Policies in Times of Uncertainty - April 2009

On 29 April 2009 representatives of the European churches met in the European Parliament with representatives of the European institutions to discuss EU's economic and social policies in the ongoing economic crisis. Documents from the meeting:

Programme

Introductory statements on behalf of the Czech Presidency - Martin Zabokrtsky, Czech Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Transition from the society of destruction toward the community of creation - János Zsugyel, PhD

Social aspects of the Lisbon Treaty - Vladimír Špidla, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, and Equal Opportunities

Press Release - European churches urge EU to give priority to people in economic crisis
Press Release - CEC sends open letter (English) to the Presidents of the EU Institutions