Update on European Affairs 2008

Update N° 21 - December 2008
December European Council; Future of the Lisbon Treaty; Future of the European Union; Czech EU Presidency; EU deal on climate package; Poznan Climate Change Conference; Interfaith Climate Summit; education; intercultural dialogue; religion and human rights; Sunday protection; migration.
Attachment - CSC Briefing on the Council of Europe White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue

Update N° 20 - November 2008
Churches and the French EU Presidency; CSC Europe Secretaries meeting; 60th anniversary of UDHR; EU Fundamental Rights Agency; rights of the child; future of the Lisbon Treaty; climate change; budget reform; religion in the public sphere; Sunday protection; poverty; intercultural dialogue; migration; upcoming CSC events.
Attachment - CSC Briefing on the Religious Dimension of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue

Update N° 19 - October 2008
Future of the Lisbon Treaty; European elections 2009; Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network; CSC seminar on Islam, Christianity and Europe; intercultural dialogue; migration; upcoming CSC events.
Attachment - Report of the Islam, Christianity and Europe – seminar of 11 September 2008
Attachment - Final Statement of the ECEN Assembly 2008

Update N° 18 - July 2008
Irish ‘no’ vote and the future of the Lisbon Treaty; French EU Presidency; Renewed Social Agenda; anti-discrimination directive; CSC relations with the EU Fundamental Rights Agency; CSC seminar on Islam, Christianity and Europe; Churches and EU Presidencies; bioethics; reduced TVA for restoration of worship places; migration; upcoming CSC events.
Attachment - Report of the Islam, Christianity and Europe – seminar of 3 July 2008
Attachment - CSC Guide on EU Presidencies - July 2008

Update N° 17- May-June 2008
Religious leaders meet with the Presidents of the European Institutions; CSC seminar on socially responsible investment; White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue; CSC seminar on Islam, Christianity and Europe; transparency; Treaty reform; migration; upcoming CSC events
Attachment - Report of the Islam, Christianity and Europe – seminar of 29 May 2008

Update N° 16 - April 2008
CSC plenary meeting, CoE exchange on teaching of religious and convictional facts, CSC seminar on Islam, Christianity and Europe, Treaty Reform, migration, upcoming CSC events.
Attachment - CSC Briefing on Intercultural Dialogue within the European Union, April 2008
Attachment - Report of the Islam, Christianity and Europe – seminar of 17 April 2008

Update N° 15 - March 2008
Churches meet with Slovenian EU Presidency, Dialogue seminar on flexicurity, CSC statements on Europe’s social reality and on active inclusion, EU Fundamental Rights Agency, CSC work on human rights, intercultural dialogue, European integration, climate change, migration, upcoming CSC events.
Attachment - CSC Report on the Treaty of Lisbon
Attachment - CSC Briefing on Climate Change (2nd edition)
Attachment - Response to the European Commission “Europe’s Social Reality” consultation
Attachment - Response to the European Commission active inclusion consultation

Update N° 14 - February 2008
Climate change, intercultural dialogue, European integration, migration and upcoming CSC events.