February 2009

  1. 8th European Regional Meeting - Facts on quality of working life

    09 February 2009

    Wages, working time and work organization, maternity protection and the work-life balance are some of the many interlinked dimensions of the quality of working life and of decent work.

  2. 8th European Regional Meeting - Facts on flexicurity

    09 February 2009

    Policymakers all over Europe are facing the crucial challenge of regulating a rapidly evolving labour market in the context of the globalized economy. Will they listen to calls made for greater flexibility or can they place their trust in a “flexicurity” model: new ways of balancing flexibility and security in relation to employment, income and social protection?

  3. 8th European Regional Meeting - Facts on economic and employment trends: A time of challenges and opportunities

    09 February 2009

    The period 1995–2007 saw a number of political and economic developments in Europe and Central Asia, including the expansion of the EU from 12 to 27 member States. During this time, the economy in the region has become more integrated and diverse, employment rates rose in most countries and unemployment decreased. Yet by early 2009, the global economic situation had changed dramatically.