The ETUC Congress is convened every four years and is the organisations supreme authority. It determines the confederations general policy.
The Congress is composed of delegates from the ETUC affiliated organisations. The entire European trade union movement comes together for this event. At this years Congress, the ETUC will go on the offensive for a more social Europe, more solidarity and more sustainable development, the prerequisites for strengthening the European Social Model.
In addition to the main European trade union leaders, numerous distinguished personalities will be present, including Jos Luis Rodrguez Zapatero, President of the Spanish government; Franz Mntefering, Germanys Deputy Chancellor; and leaders of the European institutions.
This site will be active primarily during the Congress. It will publish the speeches, press releases, summaries of debates, photos and videos, and host a live audiovisual.