Events of the INT Section - page 1

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  • Brussels, Belgium

    The ex-post evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development (2007-2013) (FP7) is due to be completed by end-2015. Evaluations gather evidence to assess how well a specific intervention has performed and draw conclusions on whether the EU intervention continues to be justified or should be modified.

    With a view to ensuring the transparency of the evaluation process and to allow for a wide range of views to be considered, the Commission launched an online public consultation, which ran from February to May 2015.

    Further to the analysis of the responses to the public consultation, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee are organizing an event to present the results of the FP7 public consultation and to provide a forum for a further exchange of views. This will be held at the EESC premises, in Brussels, on 27 October 2015

  • Debate - EESC - Room JDE 62, Belgium

    On 9 July 2014, the European Economic and Social Committee endorsed an opinion on structural reform of banks and called for further action at EU level. In that context, on 8 September 2015, the EESC Section for the Single Market, Production and Consumption had a large debate on following topic: A social pact for sustainable finance: stability, growth, new jobs. The objective of this event was to reflect on a social pact for sustainable finance and to identify how sustainable finance can contribute to stability, growth and new jobs.




  • A Renewed Commitment
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    In the framework of the Social Enterprise project, the EESC organises a closing event to present its results.

  • Conference - EESC, Rue Belliard 99, 1040 - Brussels, Belgium

    The "Space and Society: bridging the missing links" project aims at generating political support for space programmes on both EU and national levels; bringing the attention of a larger audience to the announced benefits from the European space policy as well as defining new and concrete actions to be implemented in this context. Six events have been organised in various EU States.

    The closing conference takes place at the EESC to report on local events and to present the recommendations and future actions to the Commission.

  • Is it efficient and effective?
    Public Hearing - EESC, Room VMA 3 - Brussels, Belgium

    In the context of the State aid modernization process, the European Commission has introduced a requirement for evaluation of a selected number of State aid Scheme. The aim of these evaluations is to identify the actual impact that State aid has on the market and allow for improvement of the follow up schemes. The hearing explored both theoretical and practical aspects of the evaluation process. Guest speakers included European high civil servants, practitioners and researchers.

  • Delivering safe information on medicinal products in Europe
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    On 10 June 2015 the EESC organised a public hearing Towards digital health - Delivering safe information on medicinal products in Europe with European Institutions, academics, health experts and civil society representatives. The topic is of fundamental interest and great importance for European citizens and patients, as it contains key aspects of values, ethics and rights and has significant implications for the living and working conditions of Europeans.


  • Rome, Italy

    The European Economic and Social Committee, with support of the Italian Space Agency, organises a conference entitled "European space policy: are we on the right track?". The objective is to discuss Space programmes at both European and national levels. The conference takes place on 5 June from 9.30 to 13.30 in the premises of the Italian Space Agency. The conference will bring together representatives of European and Italian authorities, representatives from industry and SMEs.

  • Public Hearing - 1000 Brussels, Belgium

    The aim of this hearing was to rekindle debate with stakeholders (civil society, experts and academics) and frame new recommendations for the EU institutions with law-making powers. This hearing also provided an opportunity to hear the views of the EU institutions after their renewal especially in view of the new inter-institutional agreement and its implications and possible amendments on delegated acts.

  • Conference - Riga, Latvia

    Taking into account the fact that Latvian energy market has been liberalised this year, and that energy is an important issue for consumers, the conference revolved around consumer's perspective on energy. Debates  focused on the traditional energy market, but also on renewable energy.

    The event was an occasion to present EESC's recent work on consumption and energy and to exchange views with local stakeholders (including consumer representatives from Lithuania and Estonia, as we made a Baltic event out of this conference).

  • Kaunas, Lithuania

    In the framework of the Space & Society project, the EESC and the project partners will organize six events in six different countries. The objective is to inform, network and discuss on specific thematic subjects related to EU space policy. Lithuania is one of the six selected countries. A conference entitled "Boosting regional success in space: the Baltic way!" was organized on 20 May 2015 in KTU Santakos Valley, Kaunas.


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