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  • Poster - SMO hearing in Palermo
    Public Hearing - Palermo, Italy

    The Single Market Observatory (SMO) organised a public hearing in Palermo to take stock of Italian civil society views on the Single Market and to discuss possible, experience-based solutions to the main issues directly affecting citizens and businesses.


  • Public Hearing - room VM3, Rue Van Maerlant 2, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    The SMO organised a public hearing on 3 April 2014 in order to present the findings of the pilot study on the workings of the Services Directive in the construction sector.


  • Public Hearing - EESC - Room JDE 62 - Brussels, Belgium

    The aim of this public hearing is to discuss the revised preliminary draft EESC opinion on the Commission’s package (COM(2013) 493, 495, 496, 497, 498, 500, 501,503,505, 506), as well as to hear the view of stakeholders and interested parties, especially from the industry, businesses, SME and social sectors perspective.


  • St. Julians, Malta
    The Single Market Observatory organised a hearing to accompany Commissioner Barnier's initiative to relaunch the European Single Market and to take stock of Maltese civil society views on the Single Market in connection with the start of the Single Market Month, which the European Union is organising from 23 September to 23 October.
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    Plenary Session - European Parliament - József Antall building - Room JAN 4Q2, Belgium
    The EESC hosted its 490th Plenary Session on 22-23 May 2013 with 2 major thematic debates: "One Single Tariff" and "Getting young people into work. Best practice"

  • Brussels, Belgium

    The Section for Single Market, Production and Consumption of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has organised a Public Hearing "Towards legal, safe and regulated online gambling: utopia or reality?" in the context of drafting the opinion on the Commission Communication on "Towards a comprehensive European framework for online gambling [COM(2012) 596 final]" on 9 April 2013.


  • Conference - EESC, Rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels (JDE 62), Belgium

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP), the European Association of Co-operative Banks and UEAPME will be organizing a conference on Access to finance for SMEs in Brussels on 8 March 2013. As pointed out in the EESC opinion on the "Action Plan on Access to finance for SMEs" adopted in September 2012, the financial crisis has halved Europe’s growth potential. Many investment plans, talents and ideas risk not being realized because of uncertainty, sluggish demand and lack of funding.


  • Public Hearing - EESC - VM3, Rue van Maerlant 2, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
    On Tuesday, 29 January 2013, the Section for the Single Market, Production and Consumption organised a Public Hearing in the framework of the elaboration of its own-initiative opinion on "The internal market and State aid for the regions". The opinion aims to put forward a new proposal to update the current reference model and make the system of regional aid more effective and coherent. The purpose of this public hearing is to ensure the direct involvement of civil society organisations in support of the Committee's stated aims.

  • Ronny Lannoo, Bryan Cassidy, Jason Azzopardi and Anna Maria Darmanin
    Conference - La Valetta, Malta

    The EESC organised a conference on "Mobilising European SMEs policy for Malta: Lessons learned, current challenges and future opportunities" in Malta, at the Representation of the European Commission in La Valetta on 25 January 2013. Supporting SMEs is, in the EESC's view, one of the highest priorities to exit the crisis and recover economic growth. It is therefore important to back SME initiatives aiming at promoting entrepreneurship and creating a friendly business environment for them.


  • Conference - London, United Kingdom
    To mark the 20th anniversary of the Single Market, the European Commission Representation Office in the UK together with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised a conference on "The Single Market 20 years on - What's in it for the UK?" with the participation of Christine Dalby, Acting Head of the European Commission Representation in London, and Staffan Nilsson, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, to discuss the UK's role and future in the Single Market. Guest speakers include Lord Brittan of Spennithorne, former Vice-President of the European Commission, and Malcolm Harbour, MEP, Chair of the Committee for the Internal Market and Consumer Protection of the European Parliament.

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