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17 Oct 2014

Round table on "Planned obsolescence"

Belgium, Brussels

 

The EESC adopted an opinion last year on "Towards more sustainable consumption: industrial product lifetimes and restoring trust through consumer information". The main purpose of this round table is to evaluate the impact of the opinion on built-on obsolescence, to evaluate the tangible results of consumer awareness raising and to see and to discuss modalities and best practices of product labelling that includes information on expected product lifetimes.

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    Official meetings of the EESC and its bodies


  • Sopot, Poland

    Following up the opinion adopted by the EESC on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the Employers' Group of the EESC organises the debate entitled "What development opportunities will the TTIP give Europe?" The discussion will take place during European Forum for New Ideas in Sopot, Poland. The panellists will discuss what are the benefits and challenges coming from TTIP and will analyse consequences of closer regulatory cooperation.


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    This public hearing aims to look into the programme of the next Commission on disability, on disability in the Mid-Term review of EU2020 strategy, on the implementation of disability provisions in the structural funds and on the EU report on the implementation of the UNCRPD., while providing an opportunity for stakeholders to exchange views.


  • Brussels, Belgium

     

    The EESC adopted an opinion last year on "Towards more sustainable consumption: industrial product lifetimes and restoring trust through consumer information". The main purpose of this round table is to evaluate the impact of the opinion on built-on obsolescence, to evaluate the tangible results of consumer awareness raising and to see and to discuss modalities and best practices of product labelling that includes information on expected product lifetimes.


  • Poster - SMO hearing in Palermo
    Public Hearing - Palermo, Italy

    The Single Market Observatory (SMO) organises a public hearing in Palermo to take stock of Italian civil society views on the Single Market and to discuss possible, experience-based solutions to the main issues directly affecting citizens and businesses.


  • Conference - Milan, Italy

    On Thursday 23 October 2014, the Various Interests Group of the European Economic and Social Committee is co-organising a major conference, in partnership with the CARIPLO Foundation and the Consumer's Forum of the ANIA (National Association of Insurance Companies). The venue is the prestigeous Centro Congressi Fondazione Cariplo, Via Romagnosi, 8 - 20121 Milan and the conference will take place from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    The main objective of the event is to inject more momentum into the process launched by the European Council of December 2012 to boost EU Policy on Social Innovation. The event will provide a platform for dynamic dialogue between key private and public stakeholders from financial institutions, insurance firms, foundations, third sector organisations as well as European and national public authorities. The intention is to bring together all the elements and the people needed to draft a final declaration that will be submitted to the Italian Presidency and to the EU Institutions at the beginning of the new European legislative period.

     

     

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    Brussels, Belgium

    The Cotonou Agreement gives mandate to the EESC to keep a dialogue with ACP economic and social interest groups. Within this framework, every three years the EESC organises a general meeting in Brussels bringing together representatives from all ACP countries. This is the most important EESC activity in relation to ACP countries.


  • Conference - Albergo delle Povere, Corso Calatafimi 213, Palermo, Italy

    Affordable broadband connectivity and services are essential for generating economic growth, global competitiveness, and for achieving social progress. Moreover, in the context of the economic crisis, a better penetration of broadband is vital to job creation and the introduction of innovative new services, including the use of e-Government. The latter plays an important role for it has the potential to increase public involvement in a community, improve local democracy and strengthen level of trust.

    The conference will ensure the participation of civil society actors having direct on-field experiences, and will be articulated around the following two complementary topics:


  • Brussels, Belgium

    As the 6th edition of the European Conference on personal and household services (PHS) takes place during the Year of Reconciling Work and Family Life in Europe as well as the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, the European Federation for Services to Individuals (EFSI) and the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) have chosen to dedicate this year’s conference to the issue of work-life balance.

     


  • Conference - EESC (Room JDE62) - Rue Belliard 99., 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    The conference will debate the role of smart cities in driving the EU's economic resurgence by drawing on US and Italian experience. The panellists and the audience will specifically assess the challenges that lie ahead in supporting smart cities and how civil society can be mobilised to deliver concrete projects in Europe. Furthermore, the event will introduce a debate among private and public decision makers about how to make the approach to Smart Cities more systemic and concrete, through large-scale public private partnership projects.

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