Events of the INT Section - page 1

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  • 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 will explore both theoretical and practical aspects of the evaluation process. Guest speakers will include 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 organises 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.

    The Hearing will bring together high-level EU representatives, academics, researchers, business and patients' representatives to address inter alia some of the following aspects: health literacy and digital literacy, Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI): digital information in the IMI, mobile devises and Apps in a medical context, the role of EMA: synergies between EMA database and patient/user-friendly systems.


  • 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.


  • New trends in consumption
    Conference - EESC - Room JDE 62 - Brussels, Belgium

    European Consumer Day 2015 took place in Brussels on 16 March and offered an opportunity to present new trends in consumption. Discussions focused on responsible consumption, sharing economy and innovative services.

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

    The event aimed to highlight work undertaken by EESC and the CONSIDER consortium and has stimulated debate between representatives of the main stakeholder groups involved in civil society in research. It has contributed 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 provided 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).

  • 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.


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