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  • What's next?
    Conference - 1000 Brussels, Belgium

    The event aims to highlight work undertaken by EESC and the CONSIDER consortium and stimulate debate between representatives of the main stakeholder groups involved in civil society in research. It will contribute to the development of evidence-based research policy in Europe and its member states. By highlighting current practice and factors that influence the success of civil society organisations involvement in research, the event provides insights into good practice that can be the basis of future policy.

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    Following the Interinstitutional Agreement on Better Lawmaking the Single Market Observatory has increasingly focused its activities on the quality of the regulatory environment of the European Union. The EESC is currently preparing an own-initiative opinion on "Self-regulation and co-regulation in the Community legislative framework" (rapporteur: Mr Jorge Pegado Liz). The public hearing will provide further input to the preparation of the opinion.

  • A European strategy against over-indebtedness - What could be done at the EU level?
    Conference - EESC - Room JDE 62 - Brussels, Belgium

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the European Consumer Debt Network (ECDN) and the European Financial Inclusion Network (EFIN) organized a conference on household over-indebtedness at the EESC premises, in Brussels, on 12 December 2014.

    The aim of this conference was to determine EU indicators and an EU-wide definition of over-indebtedness, to develop effective tools in order to detect and cure debt issues at an early stage and to adopt a “solution oriented” approach and appropriate curative measures.

    This conference looked into what can be best done at EU level and propose priorities, strategies and an agenda for the years to come.


  • A model to finance the real economy
    Conference - EESC- Room JDE 62 - Brussels, Belgium

    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) organized a conference on Co-operative banks: a real model to finance the real economy which took place in Brussels on 1 December 2014 (9.00 am - 4.30 pm).

  • Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    Conference on a New Industrial Policy for Europe co-organised by the European Policy Centre (EPC) and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

  • Poster - SMO hearing in Palermo
    Public Hearing - Palermo, Italy

    The Single Market Observatory (SMO) organised 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.

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    In the framework of its Social Enterprise project (aimed at handing over policy recommendations to the next Commission and the next Parliament), the EESC organised a Public Hearing on 3 September from 9.00 am till 1.00 pm. This hearing gathered stakeholders from the European institutions and  the civil society to discuss this issue.

  • Conference - EESC - Room JDE 62 - Brussels, Belgium

    A conference on "Boosting partnerships in the collaborative consumption", held in the EESC premises on 3 July 2014, explored how stakeholders can forge partnerships to lay the necessary policy framework conditions and create an enabling environment for collaborative consumption to be a success for Member States, business, consumers and local communities in the EU.

    See our video presenting the event!

  • Public Hearing - room VM3, Rue Van Maerlant 2, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    The SMO organised a public hearing on 3 April 2014 in order to present the findings of the pilot study on the workings of the Services Directive in the construction sector.

  • Conference - Thessaloniki, Greece

    Even in times of crisis consumers have their rights. Those rights are legally binding and even a long-lasting crisis cannot be used as an excuse for the lack of enforcement. What challenges lie ahead of policy makers in the field of consumer protection? Are enforcement bodies efficient enough or are consumer rights just a mirage in times of crisis? How can we fight over-indebtedness and financial exclusion? Join us in Thessaloniki on 14 March 2014.

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