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  • Opportunities arising from the restructuring of the European offshore oil and gas industry in the circular economy
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    Opportunities arising from the restructuring of the European offshore oil and gas industry in the circular economy

    The European Economic and Social Committee's Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) and The European Parliament are organizing a two-part event to follow-up and consolidate earlier work on shipbreaking and the recycling society.

    The first part of this event will take place at the European Economic and Social Committee on 22nd June.

    The second part of this joint event will be a conference on 28th June in the European Parliament in Brussels.


  • Brussels, Belgium

    The European Union is the world's biggest producer of beet sugar and the principal importer of raw cane sugar for refining. EU sugar policy today is supported by three pillars: production quotas, a sugar reference threshold and trade measures (border protection). Production quotas will cease to exist as of 1 October 2017, which means that one of these pillars will fall. Another pillar – border protection – is looking increasingly shaky.


  • Valletta, Malta

    The EESC's Consultative Commission on Industrial Change has drawn up several opinions on the paradigm of digitalisation. These opinions contained recommendations for the European Institutions and public authorities in general. The conference to be held in Malta on 21 April 2017 will provide an opportunity for passing on these recommendations again so that they can be taken on board and swiftly implemented by the public authorities.


  • Brussels, Belgium

    The event will be divided into two separate parts: the first panel will tackle issues of the immediuate present,  the question of "Challenges and opportunities of energy transition, alleviating the economic and social impact of declining coal". It deals with the direct consequences of the energy transition, of declining coal. The challenges also include the impact of closures of nuclear power plants.

    The second panel will deal with the future and how decentralised renewables can revive coal-mining regions

    The agenda was compiled in close cooperation with the TEN section, and other section presidents were also informed and invited.


  • Brussels, Belgium

    The hearing is part of the preparation of an own-initiative opinion by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) aiming at shedding some light to major aspects and challenges in relation with this topic. The final Opinion will be transmitted to the European Institutions for consideration.


  • How can a sustainable mining sector contribute to the European economic and industrial growth
    Brussels, Belgium

    The round-table is organized by the EESC's Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) in partnership with the European Commission as well as with relevant European – Euromines, IndustriAll Europe – and national organisations.


  • Prague, Czech Republic

    The round-table is organized by the EESC's Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) in partnership with the European Commission as well as with relevant European – Euromines, Euracoal, IndustriAll Europe – and national organisations.


  • Warsaw, Poland

    The Raw Materials Initiative and the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials are key policies that may contribute decisively to maintaining the competitiveness and sustainability of European industry and, consequently, the maintenance or creation of new jobs.


  • Europe's Day - Open Day of the European Institutions - Come and discover Europe!
    Cultural Event - Brussels, Belgium

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will be opening its doors to the general public between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

    This year, the EESC is focussing on what civil society organisations are doing in response to the migration crisis in Europe.

    Under the common interinstitutional slogan of “United in diversity”, the Committee will also showcase its work on economic and social policy for the European Union, its work on sustainable development and its efforts to support participatory democracy in Europe and throughout the world.

    On the day’s programme are a variety of information stands, fun activities for all, a photo booth, a children’s corner and musical events.


  • Dublin, Ireland

    The Raw Materials Initiative and the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials are key policies that may contribute decisively to maintaining the competitiveness and sustainability of European industry and, consequently, the maintenance or creation of new jobs.

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