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  • Visual Diversity in the workplace
    Labour Market Observatory conference
    Conference - Berlin, Germany

    Diversity is about recognising, respecting and valuing all types of difference. This conference was looking into how diverse workplaces could be beneficial for all: businesses, employees and society in general. Practical examples from across the EU were presented. The issue of intercultural differences was addressed in the context of intra-EU mobility.


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    This EESC public hearing aims at illustrating in practical terms the beneficial effects of investing in the labour market and in social services, as well as emphasising the role to be played by the various players at European and national levels.

  • Conference - Cedefop, Thessaloniki, Greece

    This conference of the Labour Market Observatory, hosted by CEDEFOP (European centre for the development of vocational training) has been an occasion to look at issues such as: the future skills supply and demand in Europe, the matching of skills and competences with the labour market needs, the need to increase synergies between the worlds of education and work, the recognition of qualifications and the enhancement of intra-EU mobility of workers.


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    The European Commission proposed to strengthen the European Union’s ability to respond to ‘legal highs’ – new psychoactive substances used as alternatives to illicit drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy. Under the new rules proposed, harmful psychoactive substances will be withdrawn quickly from the market, without jeopardising their various legitimate industrial and commercial uses.
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    Participation of migrants in the democratic process – Towards a more inclusive citizenship
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium
    The European Integration Forum – the dialogue platform on integration of immigrants – met for the tenth time on 26 and 27 November 2013 in the EESC premises. The main theme of this meeting was: 'Participation of migrants in the democratic process – Towards a more inclusive citizenship'.

  • Public Hearing - Belgium

  • Organised by the EESC and the Fondation de Corse - Umani in the framework of the European Year of Citizens 2013
    Conference - Bastia, France
    Violence in society is a reality. While it may be possible to give explanations as to why violence occurs in a given context, we must never succumb to thinking that violence is a means to solve a conflict. The aim of this event is to bring together people from different backgrounds to discuss how the concept of non-violence may help provide a sustainable response.
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    'The integration of young migrants in the European society'
    Meeting - Brussels, Belgium
    The European Integration Forum – the dialogue platform on integration of immigrants – met for the ninth time on 4-5 June 2013 in the EESC premises. The theme of this meeting was: 'The integration of young migrants in the European society'.

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    Minimum income schemes are important tools to combat poverty and social exclusion, since they ensure personal security, play a significant role in redistributing wealth and guarantee more solidarity and social justice. This hearing will reflect on a better measurement of poverty and on the problems of adopting a European minimum income scheme. It will bring together experts and people involved in advocacy work to contribute to the EESC opinion.

  • Co-organised by European Economic and Social Committe and the Centre for European Policy Studies
    Seminar - Brussels, Belgium
    This seminar, co-organised by the EESC and Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), aims at discussing the current state of affairs and next steps on the EU policy agenda in the field of labour migration and mobility policy. It will address the main challenges characterizing migration and mobility for employment purposes. The “attractiveness” of the EU’s labour migration policy will be looked at especially, in its current shape and ways to foster it in the future.

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