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Lisbon Strategy Event

The Irish Congress of Trade Union will held an event at the Waterfront Studio June 21 on the Listbon Strategy. A specialist panel will answer the questions: "What is the 'Lisbon strategy'? Did it sink the French and Dutch referendums?" More Here

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Lisbon: Failed Agenda or Future Strategy?

The Studio, Waterfront Hall, Belfast

21 June 2005


The Biennial Delegate Conference of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions
is taking place in Belfast 21-24 June. Following the conference theme of
"Quality Work Quality Life" there will be a public meeting on the Lisbon
Strategy followed by a Q & A session and panel discussion.

The event will be chaired by Wendy Austin, presenter of Good Morning
Ulster BBC Radio Ulster

On the panel will be:

Mr John Doyle, EU Commission Task Force on Lisbon Objectives and
Sustainable Development

Ms Maria Helena Andre, Deputy General Secretary, European Trade Union
Confederation (ETUC)

Mr David Begg, General Secretary, Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)

Sir Samuel Brittan, Financial Times columnist

Mr John Simpson, Belfast Telegraph columnist

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