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Davignon: Europe needs a new social model

The first half of 2009 will determine not only whether the EU is successful in leading the global response to the financial crisis, but also what is required to make the European social model work in the 21st century, according to former European Commissioner Viscount Etienne Davignon, president of both Friends of Europe and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Europe, who spoke to EURACTIV ahead of this week's EU summit.

Entretien avec le Commissaire Spidla

Dans un entretien exclusif accordé à EURACTIV, Vladimir Spidla, le Commissaire à l'emploi et aux affaires sociales, defend la relance de la Strategie de Lisbonne et affirme qu'il est prêt à mener une discussion sur les modèles sociaux de l'Europe.

Anna Diamantopoulou, European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs

"We look forward to the contribution of the 10 accession countries to the EU debate on CSR", says Anna Diamantopoulou, EU Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs.