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Closing session - Martin Siecker

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. 

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  • 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. 

  • 19 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).

  • 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

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    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.

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    ECO Section

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    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

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    Henri Malosse - EESC President
  • 17 Feb 2015
    How to get electromobility on the road?

    Electromobility and the economical and environmental advantages. Policies and regulations for all levels of administration and political institutions will be presented at an event organised by Green eMotion on February 25, from 9:00 to 12:00 at the European Economic and Social Committee

    Related Sub Themes

    Transports

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    Energy and Transport

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    Stéphane Buffetaut, president section TEN
  • 16 Feb 2015
    Delegation of Ukrainian civil society representatives

    On 18-19 February, the EESC is welcoming a delegation of Ukrainian civil society representatives who will assist the EESC plenary session and meet with Eastern Neighbours Follow-up Committee members to discuss the final steps in establishing the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform.

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