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CELSI COVID-19 Policy Response Inquiry (COPReQ)

Read CELSI´s first policy brief on policy responses to COVID-19 pandemics in 20 countries.

Published on
May 22, 2020
CELSI FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR KAHANEC ADVISES THE UPCOMING GERMAN EU COUNCIL PRESIDENCY ON EU MOBILITY
CELSI FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR KAHANEC ADVISES THE UPCOMING GERMAN EU COUNCIL PRESIDENCY ON EU MOBILITY

CELSI's co-founder and scientific director Martin Kahanec has been invited to join a panel of experts to advise the upcoming German EU Council presidency on the questions of EU mobility.

Published on
May 15, 2020
CELSI's DIRECTOR KAHANEC ON COVID-19 DISTANCING: MOBILITY, COSTS, AND RISKS

Distancing measures imposed by twelve European countries during the COVID-19 pandemics (a ban on holding public events, school closures, shop closures, and a ban on non-essential movement) were associated with large drops in visits to retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, transit stations, and workplaces, drops in visits to parks in most cases, and an increase in time spent at home.

Published on
May 7, 2020
April 28 - Workers Memorial Day

CELSI joins the international initiative of European Trade Union Federations and the European Trade Union Confederation to commemorate those who died at work - due to lack of health and safety provisions at workplaces. We remember healthcare workers and all other workers who died from the Covid-19 disease through exposure at work.

Published on
April 28, 2020
CELSI' BRIEFING PAPER FOR THE EP MARKS TODAY's INTERNATIONAL ROMA DAY

On the occasion of the International Roma Day, on April 8, 2020, CELSI researchers Martin Kahanec, Lucia Kováčová and Maria Sedláková (together with Zuzana Poláčková from the Slovak Academy of Sciences) published a study on “The social and employment situation of Roma communities in Slovakia”, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL)

Published on
April 8, 2020
CELSI COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM ENGAGES WITH THE SOCIAL PARTNERS TO SHAPE POLICY RESPONSES
CELSI COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM ENGAGES WITH THE SOCIAL PARTNERS TO SHAPE POLICY RESPONSES

The Second CELSI Expert Round Table: The Labor Market in Times COVID-19 was held on March 31 with top representatives of trade unions and employers' associations KOZ, AZZZ, ZMOS, APZ and RZZ, as well as experts from CELSI, with the twofold objective to...

Published on
April 1, 2020
CELSI COVID-19 Response Team Launched
CELSI COVID-19 Response Team Launched

CELSI COVID-19 Response Team launched to provide robust evidence for effective policy response to the COVID-19 crisis

Published on
March 16, 2020
COVID-19: CELSI STAYS AT HOME, CONTINUING ITS WORK ON LABOR MARKET CHALLENGES WHATEVER IT TAKES

We call on all research institutions to enable their workers to work from home and minimize the risk of spreading the virus. Researchers, with their frequent travels and collaborations with colleagues from abroad, are a particularly vulnerable group. Please, act responsibly and stay safe.

Published on
March 13, 2020
COVID-19: CELSI STAYS AT HOME, CONTINUING ITS WORK ON LABOR MARKET CHALLENGES WHATEVER IT TAKES
COVID-19: CELSI STAYS AT HOME, CONTINUING ITS WORK ON LABOR MARKET CHALLENGES WHATEVER IT TAKES

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemics is a global challenge that affects us all. During times like these, we need to act together.

Published on
March 13, 2020
IMPORTANT NOTICE

We would like to thank all who are interested in attending the CELSI workshop on “Closing gender pay gap in the context of austerity” in April in Bratislava. CELSI tries to contribute to the containment of the COVID-19, and therefore postponed the workshop as a precautionary measure. The event is anticipated to be held in June. The specific date will be announced in due course.

Published on
March 12, 2020