Reunião informal do Comité de Emprego – Presidência Portuguesa da UE

Decorre a 10 e 11 de março a reunião informal do Comité de Emprego no âmbito da Presidência portuguesa da UE. / EMCO virtual meeting hosted by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

10 –  11 March 2021

–  Draft agenda –


10 March, 10:00 – 13:15 h (CTE)


10:00 – 10:30Opening Remarks by

Miguel Cabrita, State Secretary of Labour and Vocational Training and Deputy to the Minister, Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security

Joost Korte, Director General, DG EMPL, European Commission

Ilze Zvidrina, EMCO Chair


10:30 – 12:30

European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan

•  Presentation by Joost Korte – DG European Commission

•  Exchange with EU Social Partners

•  Exchange with Member States

Break15 min
12:45 – 13:15Update on labour market situation in EEA EFTA States

•  Presentation and exchange

End of the first day


11 March, 9:30 – 12:30 h




9:30 – 11:00

Thematic discussion: Remote Work: organisation of the working-time, work- life balance and social dialogue.

•  Presentation by Prof. Tiago Santos Pereira – Portuguese Expert (COLABOR)

•  Presentation by Oscar Vargas Llave, Eurofound

•  Exchange of views

Break15 min


11:15 – 12:00

Skills-related initiatives in the context of the Action Plan of the European Pillar of Social Rights

•  Presentation by the Commission: Manuela Geleng, Director, DG EMPL

•  Q&A and exchange of views with Member States

12:00 – 12:15A.O.B