Published In: 2013 6 pages The EESC and Turkey The role of the EU-Turkey Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) created by the EESC in 1995 is to promote interaction between the economic and social actors of organised civil society in the EU and Turkey.
Published In: 2013 24 pages Report on the SOC strategy 2010-2013 Some of the results achieved by the SOC section are presented in this leaflet, with a specific focus on consultative work (including exploratory and own-initiative opinions) and events organised by the Committee.
Published In: 2013 36 pages Nautical industries: restructuring accelerated by the crisis On 13 February 2013, the European Economic and Social Committee adopted an opinion on "Nautical industries: restructuring accelerated by the crisis." The works that resulted in this opinion were backed by a public hearing organized in partnership with the European Boating Industry (Representing the Leisure Marine Industry in Europe), within the framework of the 52nd International Boat Show 2012, held in Genoa, Italy, on 9 October 2012.
Published In: 2013 6 pages Group III - The various Interests Group The presence of the Various Interests’ Group, alongside the Employers’ Group and the Workers’ Group, ensures that the Committee is a dynamic force and is empowered to give full voice to the concerns of the various social, occupational, economic and cultural organisations that make up civil society in the Member States.
Published In: 2013 6 pages Welcome to the city bees! In May 2012, one beehive was installed on the European Economic and social Committee’s rooftop terrace. The initiative aims to increase urban biodiversity and sends a message of hope for the future of our bees and natural ecosystems.
Published In: 2013 36 pages Staffan Nilsson's presidency report Staffan Nilsson's Presidency Report - Achievements and stepping stones in engaging people for a sustainable Europe.
Published In: 2013 8 pages Your Europe Your Say! 2013 For the fourth year running, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is offering an unique opportunity for secondary schools from across Europe to come to Brussels to debate, negotiate, stand up for their beliefs and try to find a consensus in a simulated plenary session.