Georges DASSIS - EESC President

FOR A UNITED, DEMOCRATIC, SOLIDARITY-BASED, PEACEFUL AND PROSPEROUS EUROPE CLOSE TO ITS PEOPLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Trade-union activist in Greece from the age of 15
  • Activist against the colonels' regime in Greece (1967-1974)
  • Permanent member of the national staff of the Belgian General Federation of Labour (FGTB) from 1976 to 1980
  • Since 1981, representative of the Greek General Confederation of Labour (GSEE) to the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), to the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC, formerly ICFTU) and to the International Labour Office (ILO)
  • Since 1982, member of the Executive Committee of the ETUC
  • Member of the EESC from 1981 to 1990 and from 2002
  • President of the regional section of the EESC from 1986 to 1990
  • Founder member of the Labour Institute of the GSEE (1990) and secretary for international relations
  • President of the ECO section of the EESC from 2004 to 2008
  • President of the Workers' Group of the EESC from 2008 to 2015
  • President of the EESC from 2015 to 2018

At the EESC, Georges Dassis has been a Rapporteur on opinions such as the European minimum income, Social dialogue in the Economic and Monetary Union and the Cost of non-Europe.

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  • Published In: 2016
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    What is the European Economic and Social Committee?

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is not like other EU bodies. It is a unique forum for consultation, dialogue and consensus between representatives from all the different sectors of "organised civil society".

    This 'easy-to-read' brochure describes the EESC, its missions, its role in the European Union decision making process, how it functions and its activities.

     

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