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  • Brussels, Belgium

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP) 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).


  • What role can industrial policy play in boosting Europe’s economy, and what strategy(ies) should be pursued at EU level to promote national re-industrialisation?
    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)


  • 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 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.


  • 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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    Strasbourg, France

    The European Economic and Social Committee, the European Commission and the City of Strasbourg held a major European event on Social entrepreneurship. This event took place in Strasbourg, on January 16th and 17th 2014, in an interactive way. Its aim was to widely disseminate information and knowledge of what has taken place so far and to inspire European participants to take further the initiatives and actions in which they are involved.


  • Public Hearing - EESC - Room JDE 62 - Brussels, Belgium
    The aim of this public hearing is to discuss the revised preliminary draft EESC opinion on the Commission’s package (COM(2013) 493, 495, 496, 497, 498, 500, 501,503,505, 506), as well as to hear the view of stakeholders and interested parties, especially from the industry, businesses, SME and social sectors perspective.

  • Public Hearing - EESC, Rue Belliard, 99 - 1040 Brussels, Belgium
    The EESC organized a public hearing on collaborative or participative consumption on 25 September 2013. The aim of this hearing was to gather stakeholders active in the field of collaborative or participative consumption and enable them to present their observations, concerns and expectations related to this phenomenon. Those contributions will feed the EESC's opinion on this topic which is currently under preparation.

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    Public hearing on the role and future of the liberal professions in European civil society 2020

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