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.
Undeclared work undermines the ideals of legality, security, solidarity and is a threat to social and tax justice, free market competition and free movement of workers in the EU. The EESC welcomes the establishment of a European platform to help EU countries prevent and deter this phenomenon and calls on to the new Commission to facilitate the adoption of a common strategy to this end.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP), the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) and the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME) will organize a conference on Co-operative banks: a real model to finance the real economy which will take place in Brussels on 1 December 2014 (9.00 am - 4.30 pm).