18. 12. 201312:46

The EU Working Team of the Tripartite discussed the preparation of the December European Council

On 17 December 2013 a meeting of the EU Working Team of the Council of Economic and Social Agreement (RHSD) was held at the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic. The meeting was devoted to preparations to the European Council, which takes place on 19-20 December 2013 in Brussels. EU Common Security and Defense Policy will be the main issue of the December European Council. The debate of the RHSD EU Working Team focused also on other topics on the agenda of the December summit. These include the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union, Banking Union, coordination of economic and social policy, the issue of migration and EU enlargement. The RHSD EU Working Team was informed on the outcome of the December Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council with regards to the proposal of a directive on posting of workers. Partners of economic and social dialogue also encouraged the Government to continue its efforts aimed at improving the knowledge of benefits of European integration in the eyes of the general public.