ETUI Monthly Forum in collaboration with the Centre for EU Studies at Ghent University – What social face of the new European Union trade agreements?

This lunch debate aimed to assess the social commitment of the new generation of European Union trade agreements. The event brought together practitioners, representatives of civil society and scholars who discussed three interrelated issues concerning the social content of recent EU trade agreements:(i) the cooperative nature of the EU approach, (ii) the involvement of civil society in the implementation of labour provisions and (iii) the effectiveness of the EU’s trade-labour linkage.

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