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Trade union and leadership renewal


Strengthening unions in a constantly changing political, economic and industrial environment is an ongoing challenge.

Recent analyses of social dialogue in European countries suggest that in general social dialogue is weaker than ever, having been hit very hard by the economic crisis. The course will examine social dialogue developments in EU countries and develop TU capacities to act as social partners.


Pathway: E2

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  • To analyse social dialogue reality in different countries;
  • To exchange experiences and practices on social dialogue;
  • To identify new trade union forms and methods of actions to influence the decision making process;
  • To explore new strategies to strengthen European social dialogue;
  • To discuss the role of social dialogue and its sustainable future in the European Union
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Administrative assistant

Eva Berger