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This publication is part of a series of catalogues published in the context of the exhibitions organized by the EESC.

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  • Published In: 2015
    28 pages
    Discover the unexpected luxembourg

    This publication is part of a series of catalogues published in the context of the exhibitions organized by the EESC.

  • Published In: 2015
    2 pages
    Integrated EU Aviation Policy – Position paper – September 2015

    To remain competitive in a globalised economy, the European Union needs a coherent and comprehensive EU Aviation Strategy. In the view of the EESC, the starting point for such a strategy should be the fact that the economies of numerous countries outside the EU have grown, which has promoted aviation as a facilitator of such growth. An EU-wide aviation strategy should therefore be based upon three pillars.

  • Published In: 2015
    28 pages
    Putting Europe's citizens in the driving seat – Presidency of the EESC 2013 – 2015

    While the European Union is seeking a new breath without actually achieving to reach it, Europe continues to move forward. The organised Civil Society, rooted in ground realities, builds it day by day, relying on the creativity and the common sense of convinced women and men. In the recent years, the European Economic and Social Committee has carried out numerous actions to improve the lives of Europeans and brought to the highest authorities concrete tracks of advancement, without hesitating to conduct internal reforms in order to achieve. It is all these successes - which were made possible only because they have been conducted by involved actors, mainly the EESC members - that President Malosse, in this time of stock of office, wanted to highlight through this short work. These success stories reflect a greater will of involvement from citizens, an awareness that change is at hand. This work is also a call for the European civil society to find at last its role within the Brussels chessboard - that of the new European engine.

  • Published In: 2015
    8 pages
    Summary of Maritime opinions

    This publication provides an overall perspective of the key recommendations contained in the opinions adopted by the European Economic and Social Committee on maritime affairs over the last four years. EESC opinions express the views of organised civil society and, according to the Treaties, are published in the Official Journal of the EU and taken into consideration by the European Institutions involved in the legislative process (European Parliament, Council of the European Union and European Commission).

    The complete text of the opinions can be consulted online in all EU languages at http://europa.eu/!ut67yC.

  • Published In: 2015
    54 pages
    Study on the key factors affecting the future growth of Europe

    "Achieving sustainable growth in a competitive world is challenging. The challenge is even greater for the European Union, as the Old Continent faces a severe competitiveness deficit.  Without entering into a health review, that could be delivered at a further stage, of each of the 28 Member States, the ambition of this study is to draw-up a comprehensive picture of EU economic growth.

  • Published In: 2015
    4 pages
    Industrial competitiveness: how to respond to innovation challenges

    The business sector in Europe believes it is time to redefine EU priorities, by putting competitiveness first, implementing the better regulation agenda and offering better support for innovation. To improve the environment for investments in innovation and to address issues underpinning it, an appropriate framework must be put in place.

     

    This document is a summary of the discussion on "Industrial competitiveness: how to respond to innovation challenges, " which took place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 15 June 2015. The meeting was organised together with the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists.

     

     

  • Published In: 2015
    4 pages
    Innovation across Europe - best practices

    Europe is lagging behind other global players in terms of research and development (R&D). The business sector in Europe believes that if the EU is to become more competitive globally, more focus needs to be put on innovation. Greater clarity is needed in setting priorities. The most serious problem is that despite funds being allocated to basic research, the results of the research process do not make it to the market. Research and new technologies exist, but there are obstacles preventing them from being brought to customers.

    This document is a summary of the discussion on Innovation across Europe – best practices, which took place in Oeiras, Portugal, on 5 June 2015. The meeting was organised together with the Portuguese Confederation of Employers.

     

     

  • Published In: 2015
    22 pages
    The economic and social situation in Bulgaria

    The social dialogue and industrial relations in Bulgaria are developing in an unfavorable environment. A trend towards decentralisation of collective bargaining and abandoning the practice of extending the branch collective agreements is observed. All these developments are gradually diminishing the collective bargaining coverage.

  • Published In: 2015
    43 pages
    Draft guidelines for citizens and civil society participation in EU transport policies and projects

    The study proposes draft guidelines to serve as a framework for participatory dialogues to facilitate planned Commission initiatives to implement the 2011 transport policy White Paper or infrastructure projects on the TEN T Core Network Corridors.

  • Published In: 2015

    The economic and social situation in Romania

    In 2009, Romania ignored the signs of the financial crisis which manifested visibly in EU and North America, and entered into this crisis unprepared and later than other countries. Therefore, the effects of the crisis were not mitigated by preventive measures, and nor after entering the crisis, were real corrective measures taken, except measures to reduce public spending. But these measures were not homogeneous in all public spending areas.

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