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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organized a seminar in Brussels this week entitled: "Do we need an Energy chapter in the TTIP?" as one of the initiatives integrated in the monitoring work of the Transatlantic Relations Follow-Up Committee, chaired by its President, Mr. Jacek Krawczyk, also President of the EESC Employers' Group.

The main objective of the seminar was to assess together with other civil society stakeholders the need to include in the negotiations a chapter on energy and raw materials, subject which is still not prominently discussed in the talks for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) after already three year of negotiations.

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  • 9 Nov 2012
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  • 9 Nov 2012
    "Europe needs a stimulus package focused on real job creation": President Nilsson addressed Economic and Social Councils of 16 Member States in Dublin
    "Europe needs a stimulus package focused on real job creation": President Nilsson addressed Economic and Social Councils of 16 Member States in Dublin President Staffan Nilsson participated on 8-9 November 2012 in the annual meeting of the Presidents and Secretary Generals of national ESCs and the EESC in Dublin. Representatives from 16 EU countries and the EESC gathered to debate on the labour market and welfare/benefits reforms. Staffan Nilsson put forward the recommendations agreed by the EESC on giving employment and social policy an equal footing with finance and economy policies.

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  • 7 Nov 2012
    CYFI Child & Youth Finance International On 7th November Anna Maria Darmanin participated in the CYFI Regional Meeting for Europe & Central Asia in Brussels. The regional meeting brought together leading experts, practitioners and innovators from within the region who are engaged in the issues of financial access and financial education for children and youth.

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  • 6 Nov 2012
    Krawczyk in plea for support to help the disabled find jobs "There is a need for better programmes and greater financial support aimed at helping people with intellectual impairment or relational problems to find a job" said Jacek Krawczyk, Vice-President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in his welcome address to the conference "Exluced or included" organised today by the EESC's Labour Market Observatory.

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  • 6 Nov 2012
    Family photo: Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU Informal Meeting of Ministers for Cohesion Policy — with Johannes Hahn and Danuta Hübner.
    President Nilsson calls on Cohesion Ministers to endorse the partnership principle for a more efficient use of EU budget President Nilsson called on Cohesion Ministers today to endorse the partnership principle for a more efficient use of EU budget! At a crucial time in the negotiations on the proposed financial and regulatory framework for the EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020, the Cyprus Presidency organised a debate on Cohesion Policy issues amongst competent Ministers from Member States and other European countries. High level representatives from EU Institutions and other EU organizations participated in this debate.

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  • 31 Oct 2012
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    President Staffan Nilsson met the French Minister Mr Bernard Cazeneuve The EESC President presented conclusions from the conference on the Europe 2020 strategy organised in September by the Committee. They also talked about the Multiannual Financial Framework and its meaning for France; cohesion policy and the Council's decision on the European code of conduct and the further impact of partnership and use of funds on the regional and local civil society. President Nilsson mentioned the good and regular partnership with the French Economic Social and Environmental Council, especially with the President Jean-Paul Delevoye.

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  • 30 Oct 2012
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    Staffan Nilsson at the EU Tourism Forum The EESC president participated in the European Tourism Forum last week in Cyprus. In the presence of Member States' ministers in charge of tourism and other EU stakeholders, the EESC President stressed the Committee's work in the field of tourism, illustrated by a number of opinions with recommendations on social tourism, sustainable and competitive tourism or innovation in tourism. Staffan Nilsson emphasized that, like any other human activity, tourism must be managed and must respect nature and people.

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  • 24 Oct 2012
    Participation and inclusion for responsible development: President Nilsson opens the Black Sea NGO Forum Today in Bucharest, the 5th edition of the Black Sea NGO Forum has started. The two day debate has been launched by the EESC President Staffan Nilsson, Head of EC Representation Nicolae Idu, and State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Luminita Lobescu.
  • 19 Oct 2012
    "Future of Europe": Austria's social partners present solution proposals in Brussels On 19th October Anna Maria Darmanin participated as moderator in the event "Future of Europe": Austria’s social partners present solution proposals in Brussels.

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  • 18 Oct 2012
    No single market without digital single market "A functioning digital single market is a prerequisite for the whole single market" said Jacek Krawczyk, Vice-President of the European Economic and Social Committee at the Single Market Forum held in Warsaw today.

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