In the framework of its Social Enterprise project (aimed at handing over policy recommendations to the next Commission and the next Parliament), the EESC is organising a Public Hearing on 3 September from 9.00 am till 1.00 pm. This hearing will gather stakeholders from the European institutions and the civil society to discuss this issue.
Following up on last year's event, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) once again presents the EESC European Award for Excellent Design and Sustainability.
On 25 July, the president, Mr Malosse, met André Azoulay, president of the Anna Lindh Foundation and senior adviser to His Majesty Mohammed VI...
"Member States cannot face the challenges brought by immigration alone. There is a need for a greater solidarity to ensure that no Member State is facing a disproportionate amount of pressure due to its geographical situation. A common policy on immigration and integration is needed to benefit from migratory fluxes."
Panagiotis Gkofas, rapporteur on 'European immigration policy and relations with third countries'
"Europe must manage its immigration policy in collaboration with third countries. European external borders are common borders. Solidarity must be strengthened to welcome new refugees and protect the human rights of immigrants."
Luis Miguel Pariza Castanos, co-rapporteur on 'European immigration policy and relations with third countries'
IN THIS ISSUE: European voters deliver ‘final warning’; Italian Presidency looks for practical answers to citizens’ needs; The EU's energy and climate policy has to be realigned – binding targets are crucial; Roman Haken: communicating Europe together with other institutions at the local level.