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(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   In an ELIAMEP (www.eliamep.gr) paper titled “Governance in EU Social and Employment Policy – A Survey,”  G. Pagoulatos, M. Stasinopoulou and D. Sotiropoulos examine social and employment policy governance in the European Union since the launching of the European Employment Strategy (EES) and the Open Method of Coordination (OMC). The paper focuses on this new mode of governance’s role of in achieving social cohesion and competitiveness, as set by the Lisbon Agenda. For this purpose, the overview includes, first, a brief introduction to new modes of governance; second, an outline of the OMC and EES; third, an estimate of the strong points and weaknesses of these modes of governance; and fourth an overall assessment of the impact of the OMC and EES, which reveals potential reform directions to be followed by an enlarged EU in the face of future challenges. Read the whole paper; More Hellenic Opinion Articles, Papers and Sources: Greece – Media Info: Major Think Tanks