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3 Sep 2014

EU policy agenda for Social Enterprise: what next?

Public Hearing - Belgium, Brussels

In the framework of its Social Enterprise project (aimed at handing over policy recommendations to the next Commission and the next Parliament), the EESC is organising a Public Hearing on 3 September from 9.00 am till 1.00 pm. This hearing will gather stakeholders from the European institutions and  the civil society to discuss this issue.

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    Official meetings of the EESC and its bodies


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    In the framework of its Social Enterprise project (aimed at handing over policy recommendations to the next Commission and the next Parliament), the EESC is organising a Public Hearing on 3 September from 9.00 am till 1.00 pm. This hearing will gather stakeholders from the European institutions and  the civil society to discuss this issue.


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    The organic sector in the EU has been rapidly growing in the past years, and the current legal framework for organic production (Regulation 834/2007) is presently being reviewed so as to improve it and adapt it to the future evolution of the sector. In this regard  the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will organise in Brussels a public hearing, which will provide input to the preparation of a related EESC opinion on organic production and labelling.


  • Public Hearing
    Mestre, Italy

    The EESC is preparing an opinion for the European authorities, which will assess the possible contribution of the European woodwork industry to increase economic well-being and reduce the environmental impact in terms of CO2 emissions. It will concern particularly the implementation of the recent EU legislation on accounting rules on emissions and removals of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from activities related to forestry. The EESC will adopt recommendations on how Member States can increase carbon storage by increasing the pool of harvested wood products. In order to exchange views on this topic with representatives of local civil society, the Committee will hold a hearing in Mestre, to which anyone interested can participate, subject to prior registration online. 


  • Seminar - EESC, room JDE 62 - Rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    In a participatory format, the event aims to collect ideas, analyse challenges and possible solutions for a better use of financial tools for ICT infrastructures and digital applications for services. This should facilitate growth and jobs while creating inclusive conditions for the most vulnerable.


  • Public Hearing - EESC, Brussels, Belgium

    Community Led Local Development (CLLD) is a specific tool for use at sub-regional level, which is complementary to other development support at local level. CLLD can mobilise and involve local communities and organisations to contribute to achieving the Europe 2020 Strategy goals of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, fostering territorial cohesion and reaching specific policy objectives.

    In order to deliver an overview of the position of civil society, a public hearing will be organised on 29 September 2014 at the EESC headquarters in Brussels, bringing together different actors in the field who will share their experience and positions regarding this new tool.


  • From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Conference - MACIF Auditorium, 17-21 Place Etienne Pernet, 75015 Paris, France

    The building sector plays a key role in the European economy in terms of contribution to GDP and job creation. Achieving greater energy efficiency of the sector is a core objective of the Europe 2020 strategy and the EU's energy and climate policy. Europe's ageing building stock represents both an enormous potential and a huge challenge in terms of reducing demand for energy.


  • Perspecitves and priorities for the new Commission and the European Parliament
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    The social economy combines profitability with social inclusion and social innovation is the first step in the creation of a social enterprise. The potential of the social economy and of social innovation was clearly demonstrated at the EESC event 'Social Entrepreneurs: have your say!' of January 2014. This EESC conference will take stock of the political achievements over the last five years, learn from examples of best practice, and explore priorities for the next five years.


  • 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.

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