Capacity building on EU SD

In their work programmes, the European social partners take action to assist their respective member organisations to ensure their full involvement in the activities of the European social dialogue. To this end they have organised a series of Integrated Projects, with the objective of strengthening the skills and capacities of national social partner representatives to act on behalf of their members in the European social dialogue.

The various joint activities undertaken by the European Social Partners include: One of the central activities during these actions includes inviting representatives of the national social partner organisations to identify priorities for action in order to improve their effective involvement in the EU social dialogue and they individually and jointly developed specific action plans and for future activities.

Implementation of the EU SD agreements, as well as action plans where applicable, is assessed during and after the seminars. Where possible, national reports have been developed based on joint national seminars, and these can be found here: