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IN THIS ISSUE: Launching the European Year for Development in Riga; International Holocaust Remembrance Day: "Learning from the Past, Learning for the Future"; Why EU development policy matters; Where can civil society make a difference during the EYD2015?; The EESC is leaving the confines of Brussels to engage in Europe-wide dialogue on subjects of concern to citizens: My Europe ... Tomorrow!; Safe routes, safe futures: How to manage the mixed flows of migrants across the Mediterranean? 1st European Migration Forum at the EESC.
IN THIS ISSUE: Priorities of the Latvian Presidency of the EU Council; 20 years in the EU: a lasting marriage worth celebrating; New Commission: "Your job is to create employment", urges the EESC; Household over-indebtedness.
IN THIS ISSUE: Europe 2020: the future is now or never; Round table on planned obsolescence; Milan Declaration – EESC calls for a Europe which cares for its people; Civil society perspectives on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
IN THIS ISSUE: Immigration needs courageous and inclusive European solutions; Social dialogue at the heart of European governance; Social enterprise – A different business model?; Civil society has to be the main player in making Europe's energy greener.
IN THIS ISSUE: European Year for Development 2015 – to inspire greater commitment; Don't waste food, donate it!; Deeper EU integration is a prerequisite for affordable energy; Young people set priorities for Europe!
IN THIS ISSUE: European voters deliver ‘final warning’; Italian Presidency looks for practical answers to citizens’ needs; The EU's energy and climate policy has to be realigned – binding targets are crucial; Roman Haken: communicating Europe together with other institutions at the local level.
IN THIS ISSUE: EESC launches its Civil Society Prize for 2014 on the integration of Roma; Young Europeans speak out!; Combating forced labour. Interview with Béatrice Ouin;
Giuseppe Iuliano: EESC can play an outstanding role in reminding people of the importance of European integration
IN THIS ISSUE: Act 4Growth: not a gender issue, but an economic imperative; Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership by Jacek Krawczyk, President of the Employers' Group; The time has come to put citizens at the centre of the European Union. Interview with Henri Malosse, EESC president; The European elections, viewed from three perspectives; Vote if you want something to change; The EESC and the European Parliament – two institutions, one objective: a stronger Europe; A global partnership: from a century of fragility to one of sustainability; No success in national politics without a European perspective. Interview with Peter Clever.
IN THIS ISSUE: Minimum income – a basic human right. Interview with Georges Dassis, president of the EESC Workers' Group; Poverty, inequality and environmental degradation can only be tackled through a joint effort; Annual Growth Survey in the spotlight. Interview with Evelyne Pichenot; Indrė Vareikytė: for me, culture is a very important communication tool.
IN THIS ISSUE: European civil society stands alongside the people of Ukraine; The EESC leading the way in shaping the future for social enterprises; The EU urgently needs an industrial policy; Boosting Europe’s international cooperation capacities; New frontiers in the "war on drugs" – the need for new approaches; Marianne Muona: the EESC is about connecting people.