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8th Meeting of the EU-Brazil Round Table

Brasília, Brazil
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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Brazilian Council for Economic and Social Development (CDES) will hold their eighth meeting of the European Union – Brazil Civil Society Round Table in Brasilia, Brazil, on 15-16 September 2014.  The EESC delegation will be presided by Vice-president Hans-Joachim Wilms.

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  • 12 Sep 2014
    Ref: 52/2014
    Immigration needs a courageous and inclusive European approach

    With hundreds of thousands of refugees a year crossing the Mediterranean, Member States such as Italy, Malta and Greece are reaching the limits of their capacity. Securing borders and accommodating asylum seekers cannot be left to just a handful of Member States but has to be addressed at European level. Immigration policy needs to be aligned, not least to ensure recruitment for an aging labour market. At the request of the Italian Presidency, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) drew up an opinion on "European immigration policies" which was adopted by a large consensus vote of 161 to 6, with 6 abstentions at the EESC's plenary session on 10 September.

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  • Issue Date: September 2014
    EESC Info September 2014

    IN THIS ISSUE: European Year for Development 2015 – to inspire greater commitment; Don't waste food, donate it!; Deeper EU integration is a prerequisite for affordable energy; Young people set priorities for Europe!

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