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Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, was on mission in Kiev the  14 July to discuss various aspects of the relations between Ukraine and the European Union.

On this occasion, President Malosse held discussions with key representatives of Ukrainian civil society, such as Patriarch Philaret and Iryna Gerashchenko, Chairperson of the European Integration Committee of the Ukrainian Parliament...

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  • 1 Apr 2015
    Conclusions on the EBU/EESC conference "Independence of public service media in enlargement countries"

    On 1 April 2015, the EESC members Ionut Sibian, President of the Western Balkans Follow-up Committee and Cveto Stantič, member of the Communication Group took part in the event on the independence of public service media in enlargement countries, organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).

  • 31 Mar 2015
    23-24 April 2015: YEYS 2015

    On 23-24 April 2015, the EESC will be taken over by young people and their teachers from all 28 EU countries for the sixth edition of "Your Europe, Your Say". This event will give young people a chance to see how EESC decision-making works and debate some of the key social and political issues currently faced by Europe.

    This year will focus on the importance of European active citizenship, participatory democracy and European Citizens' Initiative (ECI).

    The latest news are on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/youreuropeyoursay

    More YEYS infos on our websitehttp://www.eesc.europa.eu/yeys2015

  • 30 Mar 2015
    copyright EBU
    Independence of public service media in enlargement countries

    The EESC members Ionut Sibian, President of the Western Balkans Follow-up Committee and Cveto Stantič, member of the Communication Group take part in the event on the independence of public service media in enlargment countries, organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).

  • 26 Mar 2015
    Closing session - Martin Siecker
    Where pensions come together: creating a European tracking service

    On 26 March, the TTYPE (Track and Trace Your Pension in Europe) Consortium presented its final report on a roadmap towards creating a European pension tracking service, which was handed over to the European Commission. The conference, organised together with the EESC, discussed possible next steps towards implementing this service. 

  • 23 Mar 2015
    Earth Hour 2015: the facades of the Committees go dark!

    During the weekend of 28-29 March, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) as well as the Committee of the Regions (CoR) will switch off the lights at the facade of their main building, situated on Rue Belliard, as part of the worldwide "Earth Hour" initiative. 

  • 18 Mar 2015
    Discover the Sami people

    On 18 March 2015, linked to the opening of the exhibition Discover the Sami people, a Sami Delegation was received by EESC President Henri Malosse during the March Plenary Session.

  • 6 Mar 2015
    To Harvest or to Save

    Interview with Professor Pekka Kauppi

    2015 is a major year for climate and development policy. In the autumn, important negotiations on worldwide climate goals will take place in Paris, and 2015 is also the European Year for Development.

    At the invitation of the Section for Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment (NAT), Pekka Kauppi, Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of Helsinki, has been in Brussels to talk about the importance of wood in fighting climate change.

  • 27 Feb 2015
    Georges Dassis and Gabriele Bischoff
    Georges Dassis candidate for the EESC Presidency, Gabriele Bischoff future President of the Group

    On 26 February 2015, during the extraordinary meeting of the Workers' Group, Georges Dassis, current President of the Group, was designated as candidate for the EESC Presidency. During the same meeting, Gabriele Bischoff, a German trade unionist, was elected President of the Workers' Group of the EESC.

    Related Documents

    Curriculum vitae of Georges Dassis

    Curriculum vitae of Gabriele Bischoff

    Related Groups

    Workers' Group
  • 26 Feb 2015
    Progress in financial education

    Financial education is of paramount importance to increase financial literacy and financial education that is accessible to everyone will benefit society as a whole. Financial education should be seen as a comprehensive policy in which all stakeholders work together.

    Related Sections

    ECO Section

    Related Sub Themes

    Education and Training
  • 18 Feb 2015
    Declaration of the President of the European Economic and Social Committee on Immigration

    The president of the European Economic and Social Committee draws attention to the recent tragic events in the Mediterranean region, where once again hundreds of people have lost their lives while attempting to cross from North Africa into Europe.

    Related Documents

    Declaration of the President of the European Economic and Social Committee on Immigration

    Related EESC Figures

    Henri Malosse - EESC President

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