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2. 3. 2009 8:29

Conference "EU Enlargement - 5 Years After"

The conference is organised on 2 March 2009 in Prague by the Czech Presidency in co-operation with the European Commission at the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the biggest EU enlargement.

It should review the effects of the 2004 enlargement on economic and labour market developments both in the “old” and the “new” Member States of the EU.

The main focus will be on the effects of enlargement in the three following areas: macro-financial stability, the EU Internal market and labour market mobility within the EU. Studies by the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund, the OECD and the Brussels think - tank Bruegel will be presented at the conference.

The results of the conference will be presented and discussed by several EU Council configurations (Economic and Financial Affairs Council, Competitiveness Council and Employment, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Affairs Council). You can watch the conference on our website.

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