May 3


07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Event Category:

conference, EU

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Chapel for Europe

Rue Van Maerlant,22-24

Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium, 1040


From the Mondragón experience towards an inclusive participatory company model

This round table event in the Chapel for Europe, open also to the contributions from the audience, wants to discuss possible company model for Europe that are more inclusive and participative. The model of the Spanish Mondragón group, inspired by the social teaching of the Church, will be presented as an example.


Mgr. Joseba Segura, Bishop of Bilbao (Spain).

John Kearns, Expert adviser to the EU Commission on social entrepreneurship.

Jon Emaldi, Professor at Deusto Business School. Member of the Arizmendiarrieta Foundation.

Gaspar Martinez, Diocesan Institute of Pastoral Theology – Bilbao. Member of the Arizmendiarrieta Foundation.


Welcome: Fr. Krystian Sowa, Director of the Chapel for Europe

Moderator: John Kearns

Introduction: Mgr. Joseba Segura

Video on the Mondragón experience

Short interventions:

Gaspar Martinez: The significance of the Mondragón cooperative experience and the inclusive participatory company model.

Jon Emaldi: My experience at Mondragón and my commitment today.

Q&A session with the audience.

Conclusión: Fr Manuel Barrios Secretary General of COMECE

The event will be in English.