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  • 7 Dec 2011
    Staffan Nilsson, met with Thorir Ibsen, Head of the Mission of Iceland to the EU The EESC President Staffan Nilsson, met with Thorir Ibsen, Head of the Mission of Iceland to the EU. The Iceland's ambassador wanted to hand over officially to the EESC President the official letter with the nomination of Icelandic members in future EU-Iceland Joint Consultative Committee.

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    Staffan Nilsson (2010-2013)
  • 5 Dec 2011
    Staffan Nilsson met with the CoR President Mercedes Bresso Staffan Nilsson met with the President of the CoR Mercedes Bresso over a working breakfast. They discussed current cooperation between the two Committees and looked into other possible topics where the two consultative bodies could cooperate during the next year. President Nilsson and President Bresso also exchanged views on the protocol agreement that each consultative body has with the Commission, in the course of renewal.
  • 5 Dec 2011
    5 ideas for a younger Europe at University of Salerno The fourth visit of the "5 ideas for a younger Europe" tour, took place in Salerno, Italy on 5 December 2011.

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    Former EESC Vice-President Anna-Maria Darmanin (2010-2013)

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    5 Ideas for a Younger Europe
  • 2 Dec 2011
    Second panel of the EP Citizens' Forum “Europe: Where are we heading?" On 2 December 2011 Anna Maria Darmanin participated in a debate on the future of Europe during a Citizens' Forum themed "Europe: Where are we heading?", organised by the European Parliament Information Office in Malta.

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    Former EESC Vice-President Anna-Maria Darmanin (2010-2013)
  • 30 Nov 2011
    President Nilsson met Turkish Minister for EU Affairs - Civil society for EU Turkey accession EESC President Staffan Nilsson and Co-President of the EU-Turkey Joint Consultative Committee Arno Metzler met with Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator of Turkey, Egemen Bagis on 30 November. They discussed EU-Turkey relations and the future work of the EU-Turkey Joint Consultative Committee, a body made up of EESC members and Turkish representatives of civil society organisations.

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    Joint declaration - 29th meeting of the EU-Turkey JCC

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    External Relations - Enlargement/EUNeighbours

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    Turkey

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    Staffan Nilsson (2010-2013)
  • 29 Nov 2011
    Extraordinary meeting of the Workers' Group in Paris On 29 November 2011 the Workers' Group organized an Extraordinary meeting in Paris to discuss The future of the European Union – A strategy to find a way out of the crisis with the participation of amongst others Jacques Delors the former president of the European Commission.

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    Former EESC Vice-President Anna-Maria Darmanin (2010-2013)
  • 28 Nov 2011
    Now or never The EESC Vice-president's speech to the aviation conference in Warsaw today made clear the Committee's impatience as regards the slow progress in implementing the Single European Sky II (SES II) package, the project designed to modernise European aviation. Mr Krawczyk was speaking alongside Sławomir Nowak, Polish Minister for Transport, Construction and the Maritime Economy, and Siim Kallas, Vice President of the European Commission

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    Former EESC Vice-President Jacek Krawczyk (2010-2013)
  • 28 Nov 2011
    Hearing on financial market regulation: What role for European Civil Society "The crisis we are living in has shown to all of us that financial market regulation has a strong public interest dimension. We have to find ways for civil society organisations (banking sector, employees, consumers, etc) to make their voice heard, also if they do not belong, at first view, to the world of financial markets actors" stated President Staffan Nilsson in the opening of the hearing.
  • 24 Nov 2011
    Civil Society Media Seminar 2011 in Krakow Poland On 24-25 November 2011 Anna Maria Darmanin participated in the fifth annual media seminar "Freedom of the media in the EU and its neighboring countries" organized by the EESC in Krakow Poland.

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    Former EESC Vice-President Anna-Maria Darmanin (2010-2013)
  • 24 Nov 2011
    There is no justification for suppressing media freedom, says Krawczyk at a media seminar Speaking at the conference "Freedom of media in the EU and its neighbouring countries" in Kraków (Poland), EESC vice-president Jacek Krawczyk condemned moves to muzzle media freedom. "There is no justification for the action taken in Belarus against journalists who were imprisoned for no other reason than simply telling the truth about what is happening in their country", he said.

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    Mr Krawczyk speech at the media seminar

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    Former EESC Vice-President Jacek Krawczyk (2010-2013)

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    Civil Society Media Seminar 2011

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