Let’s renew the Social Economy Intergroup!
Let’s advance towards a European Action Plan for the Social Economy

Wednesday 20 November 2019, European Parliament, room A5E-2, from 18:00 to 20:00

To participate in this important event, please register here before Monday 18th November at 12pm.

Created in 1990 and continuously active since then, the Social Economy Intergroup serves to ensure a permanent dialogue between the European Parliament, the other EU Institutions, Member States and the social economy. As well as to include these business models into the legislative and non-legislative work of the Parliament. 


18:00-18:30 Opening remarks by:

• Patrizia Toia, MEP (S&D, IT)
• Nicolas Schmit, MEP (S&D, LU)
• Juan Antonio Pedreño, President of Social Economy Europe (SEE)

18:30-19:00 The key importance of the Social Economy Intergroup as a driver of EU Social Economy policies
Presented and moderated by Juan Antonio Pedreño, President of SEE

• Alicia Homs Ginel, MEP (S&D, ES)
• Sven Giegold, MEP (Greens/EFA, DE)
• Dolors Montserrat and Leopoldo López, MEPs (EPP, ES) (video-message)
• Monica Semedo, MEP (Renew, LU) (video-message)
• Manon Aubry, MEP (GUE/NGL, FR) (video-message)

19:00-19:50 Open debate on the future of EU policies for the social economy
Presented and moderated by Patrizia Bussi, Director of ENSIE and Vice-President of SEE

• Leszek Miller, MEP (S&D, PL) (tbc)
• Jordi Cañas, MEP (Renew, ES)
• Petra De Sutter, MEP (Greens/EFA, BE) (tbc)
• Miguel Urban, MEP (GUE/NGL, DE) (tbc)
• Ulla Engelmann, Head of Unit at European Commission (DG Grow)
• Alain Coheur, Member of the EESC and Vice-President of Social Economy Europe

19:50-20:00 Conclusions: A key EU mandate for the future of the social economy as a driver of sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe and at global level

• Jérôme Saddier, President of ESS-France and Vice-President of SEE
• Patrizia Toia, MEP (S&D, IT)

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