Evictions remain a serious problem across Europe and the input session will draw the attention to similarities between evictions in different kind of countries.
The session will help raise awareness of the issues, and allow for interchange between Roma organizations across Europe and is part of the continuous work of the EESC to bring attention to Roma issues. This will also be an opportunity for the EESC to deepen its work on evictions, following the showing of a film on Roma evictions in Italy ("River Memories") followed by a debate on this issue.
During the meeting, the EU DAG will discuss with a representative of the European Parliament the progress in work on its report on implementation of the EU-Korea FTA. The European Commission will update participants on the state of play and the next steps in the implementation of the EU-Korea joint project related to the ILO Convention No. 111. The EU DAG will discuss moreover preparations for the next EU-Korea Civil Society Forum.
521st Plenary Session
• Thursday 15 December at 9 a.m.: Presentation of the European Commission's 2017 work programme with Frans Timmermans
• Thursday 15 December at 10 a.m. Debate on the new sustainable economic models, with Jyrki Katainen
• Award ceremony for the Civil society prize, on Thursday 15 December at 12 p.m.