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This brochure is based on the 2013 Annual Activity Report issued in June 2014.

In line with the EESC's mission statement, this report aims to highlight what we are doing and why we are doing it!

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  • Published In: 2012
    36 pages
    The European Economic and Social Committee during the Irish Presidency (January – June 2013)
    This publication sets out some of the major activities of the European Economic and Social Committee during the period of the Irish Presidency from January to June 2013.
  • Published In: 2012

    Step up for a Stronger Europe 30 Proposals for stepping-up Europe 2020
    On 25 September 2012, the European Economic and Social Committee held a major civil society stakeholders’ conference, “Step up for a Stronger Europe”, which hosted a constructive debate on the Compact for growth and jobs and on the levers of Europe 2020 strategy.
  • Published In: 2012
    2 pages
    European banking sector/financial services - EESC Position paper
    Since 2007, the global financial crisis, sparked to a large extent by failures in the banking sector, has caused hardship for ordinary people around the world. It has demonstrated starkly the need for stricter regulation and supervision of the banks and financial services that underpin society.
  • Published In: 2012
    2 pages
    Croatia - EESC Position paper
    On 1 July 2013, Croatia will become the 28th Member State of the European Union. The country's accession comes 10 years after it first applied for EU membership in 2003.
  • Published In: 2012
    12 pages
    Europa or The Fabulous Fate of Heroes of Mythical Tales
    Partners of the EUNIC network of European cultural institutes (European Union National Institutes for Culture) were asked to suggest national tales and stories. Constance Félix was inspired by some of them to write a 'European tale', in which the various stories and characters of European folklores cross.
  • Published In: 2012
    84 pages
    Immigration: Integration and fundamental rights
    This booklet contains some of the European Economic and Social Committee's most recent opinions, representing its contribution to implementing immigration and integration policy across the European Union.
  • Published In: 2012
    74 pages
    The social economy in the European Union

    Undoubtedly, the social economy is a sector which makes a significant contribution to employment creation, sustainable growth and to a fairer income and wealth distribution. It is a sector which is able to combine profi tability with social inclusion and democratic systems of governance, working alongside the public and private sectors in matching services to needs. Crucially, it is a sector which has weathered the economic crisis much better that others and is increasingly gaining recognition at the European level.

  • Published In: 2012
    12 pages
    Towards a European energy community
    Joint responses to energy challenges through a European Energy Community. Joint Declaration.
  • Published In: 2012
    12 pages
    A citizens-orientated approach to the Single Market
    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted in February 2012 an opinion on “A people-orientated, grassroots approach to the Single Market”. In parallel, the EFTA Consultative Committee (EFTA CC) adopted an opinion on “A citizen’s approach to the Single Market” which focuses on the need to promote the awareness and confidence of workers, business and consumers in the Single Market. The EFTA CC and the SMO stressed the importance of a coordinated effort by all 30 EEA States to increase citizens’ participation in the Single Market.
  • Published In: 2012
    28 pages
    Obstacles to the European Single Market
    After 20 years of existence, the Single Market is still a work in progress. While a number of barriers have been abolished, new ones have appeared. It is therefore important to track developments in this area, take stock of the remaining obstacles and set up a road map for the Single Market to operate smoothly in the interest of all.

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