Denis Stokkink

Denis Stokkink is an economist expert bringing a broad experience in European Public Affairs having held senior level policy positions in the Belgian ministry of labor and having participated to the Belgian presidency of the European Union in 2001. Since 2003 he is the president of the European think & do tank POUR LA SOLIDARITÉ, a European non-governmental organisation, constituted as a think tank and providing information and support to European citizens, economic and social organizations and public authorities. Denis Stokkink  is a trustee in numerous social economy organisations in Europe and contributes his knowledge and skills on socio-economic European policies delivering teachings and lectures in several Belgian and French universities.

In regular interact with the European Institutions, POUR LA SOLIDARITÉ is a meeting place for policy analysis and action. This organisation aims to cultivate social inclusion and all forms of solidarity - through a specific approach which is to create networks of knowledge and expertise  on European Union policies "linking",  majors key stakeholders namely corporations, public authorities, trade unions, civil society organization’s and universities. POUR LA SOLIDARITÉ relies on a large network of partner organization’s at local and transnational levels.