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Story title EPSCO Council - October 2013
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The EPSCO Council takes place on 15 October 2013 in Luxembourg.

Video title Roundtable
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Extracts from the roundtable during the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, taking place on 15 October 2013.

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Shooting date 15-10-2013 Country Luxembourg Town Luxembourg    
Background

The Council is called on to agree on a general approach on the posting of workers directive. The proposed enforcement directive aims to provide posted workers with the minimum protection provided for in the posting of workers directive of 1996. It contains a set of measures, including awareness raising (better information), state enforcement mechanisms (inspections and sanctions) and private law enforcement mechanisms (joint and several liability).

Ministers have an exchange of views on youth employment, adopting a declaration on the European alliance for apprenticeships. It takes stock of current initiatives following the June European Council conclusions.

The Council discusses the evaluation of the 2013 European Semester in employment and social policies in order to better prepare the semester process in 2014. It endorses the contributions of the Employment Committee (EMCO) and Social Protection Committee (SPC) with regard to the evaluation of the 2013 Semester and in view of the preparations for the 2014 European Semester. It also endorses SPC key conclusions on structural social policy reforms for growth and cohesion.

The Council will have a policy debate regarding the social dimension of the EMU, following the presentation of the Commission’s communication. Related contributions from the EMCO and the SPC will also be presented .

Finally, the Council is expected to adopt conclusions following the European Court of Auditors’ special report “Has the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund delivered EU added value in re-integrating redundant workers?”

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Karin Elisabeth SVANTESSON, Minister for Employment of Sweden (2 shots)

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Zeta EMILIANIDOU, Minister of Labour of Cyprus

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László ANDOR, European Commissioner in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

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Karin Elisabeth SVANTESSON, Minister for Employment of Sweden; László ANDOR, European Commissioner in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

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Giannis DROUTSIS, Minister for Employment, Social Security and Welfare of Greece (2 shots)

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Mars di BARTOLOMEO, Minister of Health and Social Security of Luxembourg (2 shots)

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László ANDOR, European Commissioner in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

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María Fátima Bañez GARCIA, Minister for Employment and Social Security of Spain

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María Fátima Bañez GARCIA, Minister for Employment and Social Security of Spain (2 shots)

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Lauri IHALAINEN, Minister of Labour of Finland

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Zeta EMILIANIDOU, Minister of Labour of Cyprus; Giannis DROUTSIS, Minister for Employment, Social Security and Welfare of Greece

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Monica DE CONINCK, Minister of Employment of Belgium (2 shots)

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Delegation of the UK

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Monica DE CONINCK, Minister of Employment of Belgium

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Karin Elisabeth SVANTESSON, Minister for Employment of Sweden

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María Fátima Bañez GARCIA, Minister for Employment and Social Security of Spain

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Radosław MLECZKO, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Policy of Poland (2 shots)

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Algimanta PABEDINSKIENE, Lithuanian Minister of Social security and labour (2 shots)

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Svetlana DIANKOVA, Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria

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Delegation

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Algimanta PABEDINSKIENE, Lithuanian Minister of Social security and labour; Svetlana DIANKOVA, Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria

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Delegation of Croatia

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Zeta EMILIANIDOU, Minister of Labour of Cyprus

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Algimanta PABEDINSKIENE, Lithuanian Minister of Social security and labour

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General view (2 shots)

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