EPSU Trade Union Journalists seminar, 24-25 November

"Main issue – European Elections 2009 – EPSU Public Service Pledge"

Also – Major research study on “the effects of Public Private Partnerships”

- www.epsu.org revamp and interactive elements

24-25 November 2008, 09h00 – 17h00
International Trade Union House (ITUH) Room B, Brussels

Dear EPSU national communication officer, trade union journalist,
EPSU is glad to invite you to the 4th EPSU journalists’ network meeting. The meeting will take place in Brussels, on 24-25 November 2008.

You are kindly requested to complete and return the attached participation form.

This seminar has five aims;

Section AEPSU 2009 Congress briefing

An extensive briefing will be given on the aims of the EPSU congress in 2009, and in particular the outline and timetable for pre-congress publicity.

Section BEPSU website and trade union journalist participation

The redesigned www.epsu.org will be explained, including a proposal to include content from EPSU trade union journalists.

Section CUpdate of EPSU campaigns.

Section DEPSU book launch on the effects of Public Private Partnerships

EPSU will host the launch of a major study on PPPs, highlighting extensive examples of the negative effects of the PPP model.

Section EEPSU Public Service Pledge for the European Parliament Elections 2009

The EPSU Executive Committee will stage a press conference to outline the EPSU election strategy. Leaders of the major European parties will also be invited to attend.

Please find attached a more detailed briefing of the meeting.

The venue of the event will be the International Trade Union House (ITUH), Room B, boulevard du Roi Albert II, 5 - 1210 Brussels. Contact telephone number is +32 474 98 96 75.

Interpretation has been requested as follows:
Active: English / French / Italian
Passive: Spanish/ German / Portuguese

- The invitation letter in EN/FR/DE/ES/SV:

- Participation Form

- List of hotels in Brussels

- Draft programme (in EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)

- Outline of seminar (in EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)