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On 3 February 2015, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will hold the concluding event of its project on Better inclusion of the Roma community through civil society initiatives – final conference

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    Cultural Event - Brussels, Belgium

    The EESC will host an exhibition called "Images of Forgiveness", a sensitive project chosen as part of the Committee's activities to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War.

     

    "Images of Forgiveness" is the brainchild of the British journalist Marina Cantacuzino and the photographer Brian Moody, who have collected numerous stories of people whose lives have been shattered by violence, tragedy and injustice and who are learning to forgive, reconcile and move on.

    The opening will be held on 21 January 2015 at 7 pm at the JDE Foyer 6. The exhibition will remain, at the ground floor of JDE, until 4 February 2015.

     

     

     


  • Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    On 3 February 2015, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will hold the concluding event of its project on Better inclusion of the Roma community through civil society initiatives – final conference


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    ESC hearing on  " Investment Protection and ISDS in EU Trade and Investment Agreements". The hearing will gather civil society representatives who will present their position towards investment protection and Investor to State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions in the current process of elaboration of the EU investment policy, which was added as an exclusive competence of the EU since the Lisbon Treaty.

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    Seminar - Brussels, Belgium

    The EESC is organising a seminar on 3rd and 4th February in Brussels, entitled "A New Generation 4 A New Europe", which aims to get across young people's point of view on the future of Europe.

    Specifically, the young participants will present their concrete proposals on how Europe can help the situation young people are facing in terms of employment and business opportunities. This interactive seminar will enable 50 representatives of Europe's new generation to voice their opinions and interact with European decision-makers. The EESC will host 50 entrepreneurs, representatives of trade unions and social entrepreneurs, under 35 years of age.

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    Renewing civil society’s agenda towards sustainable food and agriculture and a living countryside
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

     The conference hosted by the EESC is co-organised by the Agricultural and Rural Convention 2020 (ARC2020), Friends of the Earth Europe and IFOAM EU. This 1.5-days event brings together representatives from civil society, grassroots groups, researchers, national/regional authorities, policymakers and more to:

    1. Assess the implementation of the reformed CAP 2014-2020, prospects of agricultural sustainability and of rural renaissance.
    2. Identify milestones to support transition of food and agriculture systems based on agroecological approaches.

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    The Latvian Presidency of the Council has asked the EESC to prepare an exploratory opinion on long-term social care and de-institutionalisation, as a civil society contribution to the implementation of social services reforms and the improvement of long-term care. Once adopted, the opinion will be presented at the conference on "De-institutionalisation practices and further development of the European social care policy" scheduled for 15 June 2015 in Riga.


  • Meeting - 46, Paseo de la Castellana - E-28046 Madrid, Spain

    The EESC is organising a meeting at the European Commission's representation in Madrid to present the opinion on "European minimum income and poverty indicators ".


  • Madrid, Spain

     

    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, especially in regions that have been affected by restructuring due to globalisation.

     

    The CCMI has valuable experience to share with other stakeholders based on opinions that have been adopted in recent years: tackling the challenges in commodity markets and on raw materials, the processing and exploitation of industrial and mining waste deposits from the EU, secondary raw materials, the Raw Materials Initiative, non-energy mining industry in Europe, supply of raw materials.

     

    Going local in events that will be organised in Spain, Slovakia, Romania and Finland will create the right framework for the committee members to better understand the situation on the ground and the concerns of the local organised civil society.


  • Conference - ul. Nowogrodzka 1/3/5, PL 00-513 Warsaw, Poland

    Mr Krzysztof Balon, chair of the EESC's study group on SGI and Co-President of the Public Benefit Works Council of the Republic of Poland, has the honour to invite you to the conference "The role of the non-profit sector as a provider of social services of general interest".

    Non-profit organizations such as associations, foundations and other charities, as well as social enterprises, play a crucial and increasingly relevant role in the provision of services of general interest (SGI). The conference aims at identifying and assessing good practices among several Member States (Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Slovakia, and Latvia).

    The conference is jointly organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Poland, and the Public Benefit Works Council of the Republic of Poland. It will take place on 12 March 2015. A programme and a registration form will soon be available. A networking lunch will be offered.

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