The European Economic and Social Committee calls for stakeholder platforms, better informed consumers and stronger social dialogue to ensure decent work in global supply chains.
Defining the sharing economy makes it possible to distinguish between genuine practices requiring special arrangements and those that are wrongly classified merely to get around applicable regulations. New business models need to comply with the applicable national and EU legislation, so the Commission must urgently define a clear and transparent legal framework and publish without further delay the long overdue 'European agenda for the collaborative economy'. This agenda should provide a clear definition of the complementary role that self- and co-regulation must play in the sharing economy.
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Georges Dassis, président du Comité économique et social européen, a reçu à Bruxelles son homologue Patrick Bernasconi, président du Conseil économique, social et environnemental français. Ce dernier a prononcé une allocution intitulée « Les conseils économiques et sociaux face aux attentes de la société civile européenne » et pris part aux débats des conseillers européens sur cette question d'une importance fondamentale pour les citoyens européens et ceux qui représentent leurs organisations à tous les niveaux.
The EESC calls for new EU-ACP partnership that puts civil society in the driving seat. During its Plenary session today, the EESC put forward recommendations on how EU trade, aid and development mechanisms should be reshaped to be more effective in dealing with current and future challenges in relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. These recommendations will influence the new framework that will replace the current Cotonou Partnership Agreement (CPA), signed by 79 ACP countries and the EU and due to expire in February 2020. Despite some ...
IN THIS ISSUE: Two-way integration policies will benefi t refugees and locals,according to the EESC; Civil society needs to be involved in all aspects of the Energy Union; Digital Day at the EESC; EESC Conference on the Aviation Strategy for Europe.