Minister of Health and Labour will participate in Tripartite Social Summit
Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski will participate in Tripartite Social Summit on Wednesday, March 8, in Brussels where the future of industry, employment and growth is being discussed.
Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski is giving a speech and moderating the panel on the topic of new forms of work and the future of industry as a representative of the next Presidency of the Council of EU.
Minister of Health and Labour: „Future of the work is strongly related to digital skills and Europe needs to find a solution how to provide specific skills to the workers of specific economic sectors. In limited workforce and global competition conditions the key factors in industry sector are workers with right skills, digitalized and smart production.
In addition to Estonian Delegation there will be President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, current representatives of Malta´s Presidency of The Council of EU and the social partners of employers and trade union representatives taking part of the Tripartite Social Summit.
The aim of the summit is to discuss the labour policy and social inclusion strategies , also to take on discussions about new forms of work, the future of the industry, The European Pillar of Social Rights and the role of the social partners.
The Minister is accompanied by the Deputy Permanent Representative of Estonia to the EU Clyde Kull, Deputy Director for EU Affairs in Government Office of Estonia Triin Uusberg, Head of the European and International Co-ordination Department Kristi Suur, Councellor for the Social Affairs of the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia Helena Pall, Counsellor for Labour Affairs of the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia Ethel Bubõr.
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