Events of the INT Section - page 1

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  • From words to action!
    Conference - 1000 Brussels, Belgium

    The first European Social Economy Day will bring together the EESC's institutional partners, as well as several stakeholders in order to have a comprehensive view of the situation, create synergies and discuss next meaures and actions to be taken in order to fully unleash the potential of the sector. The event will entail 3 workshops to allow participants to have their say.


  • Europe's Day - Open Day of the European Institutions - Come and discover Europe!
    Cultural Event - Brussels, Belgium

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will be opening its doors to the general public between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

    This year, the EESC is focussing on what civil society organisations are doing in response to the migration crisis in Europe.

    Under the common interinstitutional slogan of “United in diversity”, the Committee will also showcase its work on economic and social policy for the European Union, its work on sustainable development and its efforts to support participatory democracy in Europe and throughout the world.

    On the day’s programme are a variety of information stands, fun activities for all, a photo booth, a children’s corner and musical events.


  • Better regulation for consumers?
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    The 18th edition of the European Consumer Day was held in Brussels on 10 March 2016.

    We discussed the Better Regulation initiative, what should be taken into account by the Commission and other institutions in implementing this new strategy and how to make sure that consumers do not lose out.

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    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    The conference aimed to highlight work undertaken by the EESC and the GO4 projects’ Consortiums and stimulate debate between representatives of the main stakeholder groups involved in research and innovation. The interplay between RRI and Commissioner Carlos Moedas’ key priorities of “Open Innovation, Open Science and Openness to the World”, has be addressed. RRI also has contributions to make to the current European Commission’s 10 high-level priorities (from a new boost for jobs, to democratic governance).

    The Go4 projects were ready to present their findings, conceptual developments, concrete messages and policy recommendations to 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 RRI, the conference has provided insights into good practice that can be the basis of future policy.

     


  • Brussels, Belgium

    The ex-post evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development (2007-2013) (FP7) was due to be completed by end-2015. Evaluations gathered evidence to assess how well a specific intervention 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 organized an event to present the results of the FP7 public consultation and to provide a forum for a further exchange of views. This was 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 organised a closing event to present its results.


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

    The "Space and Society: bridging the missing links" project aimed 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 were organised in various EU States.

    The closing conference took 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.

     

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