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Representatives of the European organised civil society have put forward a pack of recommendations for the European Commission's review when crafting its annual Work Programme for 2016. In the view of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the main priorities for the EU in 2016 should be to deepen economic integration and convergence, provide a strategic framework for the Energy Union and launch a democratic renewal of the European project.

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  • Published In: 2014
    12 pages
    10th anniversary of EU enlargement

    In 2004 the European Union experienced its biggest enlargement so far, welcoming 10 new Member States. A decade later, members of the Employers' Group representing employers' organisations from these countries summarise the changes that have taken place thanks to accession to the EU.

  • Published In: 2014
    82 pages
    EESC recommendations on Social Enterprise

    Following the event in Strasbourg, the EESC has launched the Social Enterprise Project to identify policy ideas and specific measures that can be taken.

    Throughout the project, the EESC has gathered valuable input from people working in field across Europe, and met with stakeholders at local, regional, national and European level across sectors. There is a width and breadth of knowledge and experiences to be listened to and acted on. The social enterprise community of supporters is clearly expanding, and there appears to be a common view on what the EU institutions' key priorities should be for the coming years if we are to fully unleash the potential for social enterprise in European societies. This stakeholder input is the foundation of this report and has been summarised in the form of recommendations and observations.

  • Published In: 2014
    116 pages
    The State of Liberal Professions Concerning their Functions and Relevance to European Civil Society

    This study was carried out by the European Centre for Liberal Professions following a call for tenders launched by the European Economic and Social Committee

  • Published In: 2014
    4 pages
    Europe’s Energy Policy: a business perspective for 2030

    Energy is crucial for modern societies; the development of the economy is directly linked to its price and availability.

    Today, Europe is highly dependent on external energy resources; in 2012 90% of its energy was imported. Yet the various political crises throughout the world (Ukraine, Iraq) remind us that this dependence makes Europe very vulnerable.

    In order to minimise the effects of this, Europe must rely on a true energy mix. Diversification, both in terms of geography and energy sources, is crucial.

  • Published In: 2014
    24 pages
    Dario Brevi - Made in Italy

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

  • Published In: 2014
    24 pages
    Fellini as demiurge and travelling performer

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

  • Published In: 2014
    16 pages
    Civil Society Prize 2014 : The integration of Roma

    Civil society organisations around Europe work every day – frequently on a voluntary basis – to build a fairer and more inclusive society. At the EU level, the European Economic and Social Committee represents their interests and aims to ensure that their efforts receive the recognition they deserve. With this in mind, the EESC launched its Civil Society Prize eight years ago in order to “reward excellence in civil society initiatives”.

    This year’s prize is aimed at organisations or individuals who have undertaken outstanding projects to improve the economic and social inclusion of Roma people and communities.

  • Published In: 2014
    110 pages
    Implementation of EU policies for youth employment: a civil society perspective - Reports on missions to Greece, Croatia, Italy, Austria, Slovakia and Finland

    The Observatory is carrying out a study on the implementation of EU policies for youth employment in a selection of six Member States: Austria, Croatia, Finland, Greece, Italy and Slovakia, seen from a civil society perspective.

  • Published In: 2014
    28 pages
    Implementation of EU policies for youth employment: a civil society perspective - Report on six Member States

    The Observatory is carrying out a study on the implementation of EU policies for youth employment in a selection of six Member States: Austria, Croatia, Finland, Greece, Italy and Slovakia, seen from a civil society perspective.

    2nd Edition

  • Published In: 2014
    2 pages
    Establishing a European platform to combat undeclared work - Position paper – September 2014

    Undeclared work in Europe undermines the European ideals of the rule of law, security, solidarity, social and fiscal justice, free market competition and the free movement of workers. Therefore, the setting up of a European Platform to combat irregular employment must be welcomed. The elimination of undeclared work in Europe would be a great achievement.

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