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Deadly Crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe; Abadi in Washington (part 1)

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Xenophobic attacks in South Africa: anti-violence marches and anti immigration protest

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French PM outlines action plan against racism, anti-Semitism

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Turkey’s hidden Armenians search for stolen identity

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Families of slain Marikana miners still demanding justice

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Europe vs. Google: EU accuses search giant of market dominance abuse

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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Every Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2014-05-13

Bernadette Ségol, European Trade Union Confederation, and Pieter Timmermans, Belgian Employers' Federation

Christophe Robeet is joined by Bernadette Ségol, Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation and Pieter Timmermans, Chairman of Belgium's Employers' Federation. They discuss how Europe can find the right balance between preserving workers' rights while boosting the competitiveness of European businesses.

In partnership with HEC Paris Executive Education and the HEC Europe Institute

Discover HEC's MOOC "Understanding-Europe".

Programme produced by Mary Colombel

 

By Christophe ROBEET

Our guests

Bernadette Segol

Secretary General, European Trade Union Confederation

Pieter Timmermans

Belgian Employers' Federation

Noelle Lenoir

President, Europe Institute, HEC

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2015-04-11 investment

How will the EU finance its €315 billion investment plan?

Europe is flush with money but investors are reluctant to step up to the plate. What they lack, they say, is confidence and good projects. In a bid to reverse this negative...

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2015-04-11 Germany

Germany’s role in the EU: An uncompromising partner?

With a population of over 80 million people, a booming export-driven economy and the EU's lowest unemployment rate, Germany remains the undisputed powerhouse of Europe. But to...

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2015-04-04 unemployment

Youth unemployement: EU working to find more jobs

How successful are the EU employment policies? More than 1 billion euros will be distributed over the next few months to help young job seekers in 20 EU countries. Over 5 million...

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2015-04-04 Germany

Joachim Bitterlich, Former policy advisor to Helmut Kohl

In today's show, Christophe Robeet is joined by Joachim Bitterlich, who advised former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl on European and foreign policy affairs for more than a...

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2015-03-28 tax evasion

Fighting corporate tax avoidance: Will Brussels clamp down on sweetheart deals?

Is the EU serious about fighting tax avoidance? The Commission has presented its plans to clamp down on sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinationals. Brussels...

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