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Events & Activities - page 4

17 Feb 2016 - 18 Feb 2016

Plenary session 17-18 February 2016

Plenary Session - Belgium, Charlemagne building (European Commission), room S3 - 1040 Brussels

514e Plenary Session, with the following debates :

  • Debate on upholding the achievements made under the Schengen agreement, on Wednesday 17 February at 2.30 p.m., with Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament (tbc), Jo Leinen, member of the European Parliament, president of the European Movement (tbc), Markus Beyrer, director general of BusinessEurope, Luca Visentini, general secretary of ETUC, Allan Päll, secretary general of the European Youth Forum, and Conny Reuter, co-chair of the Liaison group with European civil society organisations and networks.
  • Debate on the 2016 Annual Growth Survey, on Wednesday 17 February at 5.30 p.m., with Maria João Rodrigues, member of the European Parliament,  S&D group vice-chair responsible for economic and social policies, in conjunction with the adoption of opinion SC/042
  • Presentation of the Dutch presidency of the Council of the EU, on Thursday 18 February at 10 a.m., with Jetta Klijnsma, State Secretary at the Dutch Ministry for Social Affairs and Employment
  • Debate on the rights of humankind, on Thursday 18 February at 11.30 a.m., with Corinne Lepage, former French environment minister.


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  • Public Hearing - Brussels
    It was held at the Committee building in Brussels and was attended by representatives of various stakeholders

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, EESC, Belgium
    On 9 November 2011, the Section organised a public hearing on ''A Single Market for Intellectual Property Rights''. Representatives of various stakeholders attended
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    Extraordinary joint meeting of the ECO and SOC Sections and the Europe 2020 Steering Committee
    Meeting - Brussels, Belgium
    The financial crisis in Europe has profound consequences both for economic and social stability in general and for the economic governance and social solidarity of the EU structure as a whole. This is why the Bureau of the European Economic and Social Committee decided to convene an extraordinary joint meeting of the ECO and SOC Sections and our Europe 2020 Steering Committee in order thoroughly to assess the situation, update and re-focus on what the EU must do to alleviate the crisis and restore growth, stability and cohesion.
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    From left to right: Wellington Moreira Franco (Executive Secretary of Brazilian CDES), Staffan Nilsson (EESC's President) and Katarzyna Skórzyńska (Polish Ambassador to Portugal)
    Porto, Portugal
    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Brazilian Council for Economic and Social Development (CDES) have held their 5th meeting of the European Union – Brazil Civil Society Round Table in Porto (Portugal), on 7-9 November 2011. Their work has aimed at contributing to the next United Nations conference on sustainable development (Rio de Janeiro, June 2012).

  • Public Hearing - Copenhagen, Denmark
    After Lisbon, the second study visit planned as follow-up to the opinion SOC/405 on the "European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion" brought Maureen O'Neill (rapporteur and member of Group III), Brenda King (Group I) and Daiva Kvedaraite (Group II) to Copenhagen.

  • Press Breakfast
    Brussels, József Antall Building, European Parliament, at 8.30 am
    On 27 October the European Economic and Social Committee launched an online database of best practices for the protection of children against sexual abuse. The examples of best practices have been collected from across Europe and showcase the work of NGOs and government agencies which have set up hotlines or launched awareness campaigns for children in schools, on the internet or on TV and which can serve as a vital tool for combating child abuse. This initiative ties in with the new EESC opinion on "Preventive measures for the protection of children against sexual abuse" drafted by Madi Sharma (Member of the Employers' Group) and adopted at the EESC October plenary session.
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    475th Plenary Session - József Antall Building (European Parliament), Room JAN 2Q2
    Plenary Session - Brussels, Belgium
    475th plenary session with the participation of the Vice-President of the Commission Siim Kallas and the Commissioner Dacian Cioloş. The plenary started with one minutes silence to commemorate former President Mario Sepi.

  • Come'N'Listen - Musical Journeys through Europe
    Cultural Event - EESC, La Brasserie, VMA2, rue Van Maerlant 2, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
    Discover Poland through the best of its film music. Internationally renowned Polish films will be presented from their musical perspective.

  • Pick a poem
    Pick a Poem - Polish Poems
    Cultural Event - EESC, Foyer 6, JDE Building, 6th floor, Rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
    Poems translated into different languages will be displayed in the EESC buildings at different places and can be taken away by passers-by

  • Agricultural biotechnology: genetically modified food and feed in the EU
    Public Hearing - JDE62, CESE, Bruxelles, Belgium

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