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  • 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 working 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

  • St. Julians, Malta
    The Single Market Observatory organised a hearing to accompany Commissioner Barnier's initiative to relaunch the European Single Market and to take stock of Maltese civil society views on the Single Market in connection with the start of the Single Market Month, which the European Union is organising from 23 September to 23 October.

  • From a common agricultural policy to a common food policy
    Conference - Vilnius, Lithuania

    After the horse meat scandal, mad cow disease, swine flu and E.Coli cases in cucumbers, the question remains: is food safety chimera or reality in Europe? On 21 June 2013, Vilnius brought together decision makers, experts, consumers and representatives from the food and agriculture sector to analyse the state of food-related issues and propose solutions to current problems.

  • Brussels, Belgium
    The Section for Single Market, Production and Consumption of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has organised a Public Hearing "Towards legal, safe and regulated online gambling: utopia or reality?" in the context of drafting the opinion on the Commission Communication on "Towards a comprehensive European framework for online gambling [COM(2012) 596 final]" on 9 April 2013.

  • Conference - Brussels, Belgium
    The 15th edition of the European Consumer Day was held on 14 March 2013 at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. This time discussion centered around product safety and market surveillance. Safety is a must, but the level is a choice - how much safety do we actually need? Who really pays the price of a product safety? Are existing standards sufficient to guarantee quality and safety of products? How can we improve market surveillance cooperation and coordination? Those and many other questions were addressed by the high-level speakers in the panel debates. Stakeholders from across the EU had a chance to exchange their views and have their voice heard in the heart of Europe.

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