The Single Market Observatory (SMO) organises a public hearing in Palermo to take stock of Italian civil society views on the Single Market and to discuss possible, experience-based solutions to the main issues directly affecting citizens and businesses.
This opinion aims at exploring the obstacles to overcome and the conditions for developing quality services for the family in order to create decent and attractive jobs.
Previous work on the professionalisation of domestic work and on a family policy that tackles the challenge of demographic change need to be continued and updated by: revealing and describing the nature of the obstacles currently blocking the development and professionalisation of these jobs which; and making known positive experiences and good practices being implemented today in a number of Member States and major companies.
The EESC President, Henri Malosse, and the Commissioner for health, Tonio Borg, were received by Jef Colruyt, the Delegated Director of the Colruyt group, in the Colruyt shop in Halle to exchange on the fight against food waste. The EESC is implementing the project on Food waste ...
During the plenary session of the EESC, President Henri Malosse together with Vice-President Jane Morrice announced the order of the winners of this year's Civil Society Prize. ETP Slovakia received the first prize for their project Building Hope, in which they teach Roma communities in Slovakia how to construct their own houses.
IQ Roma servis from the Czech Republic and Reverend Archimandrite Athinagoras Loukataris from Greece shared the 2nd prize. For more information on the winning projects, please read below.
The new European Migration Forum will ask for contribution of the civil society. Read along if your organisation is active in this area and would like to participate.
IN THIS ISSUE: Immigration needs courageous and inclusive European solutions; Social dialogue at the heart of European governance; Social enterprise – A different business model?; Civil society has to be the main player in making Europe's energy greener.