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  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    The provision made in the Youth Guarantee System regarding entrepreneurship has yet to be implemented in the Member States. The various options for steering young people into business therefore need to be identified.

    Fostering entrepreneurship, creativity and mobility in education and training is a priority. Entrepreneurship paves the way for the more specific skills or knowledge needed by those setting up a social enterprise or a business.

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    Enhancing European Cooperation in nationality and fundamental rights
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    This two-day event is jointly organised by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the University of Maastricht, together with the Permanent study group on Immigration and Integration (IMI) of the EESC.


  • Collaborative EU responses to skills mismatches and bottlenecks for increased competitiveness
    Seminar - Brussels, Belgium

    The skills mismatch is an important contributor to Europe's unemployment and an evident handicap for the competitiveness of EU companies and industrial change. This event, jointly organised with DG EMPL and DG ENTR, seeks to explore good practice, notably those developed by fashion and related industries, in the area of skills matching, interoperability among national skills classifications and anticipation of skills needs.


  • Labour Market Observatory – 35th meeting
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    This LMO conference will look into existing and further measures for start-ups to help them creating jobs, ranging from financial incentives to training and business support services. There is a substantial variation in the quality of provision across Europe and within countries and there is still scope for considerable further improvement.

    Panelists include representatives from start-ups and their networks - including social enterprises, the European Parliament, the European Commission, Eurofound and the social partners.


  • Archimandrite Athinagoras's project "Lighthouse of the World" focuses on Roma children in his parish
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    A public hearing will take place on 7 November, in the context of the EESC project on "Better Inclusion of the Roma community through civil society organisations".

    A special focus will be put on education, employment and housing strands of the EU Framework for Roma Integration.


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    This public hearing aims to look into the programme of the next Commission on disability, on disability in the Mid-Term review of EU2020 strategy, on the implementation of disability provisions in the structural funds and on the EU report on the implementation of the UNCRPD., while providing an opportunity for stakeholders to exchange views.


  • Perspecitves and priorities for the new Commission and the European Parliament
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    The social economy combines profitability with social inclusion. Social innovation is the first step in the creation of a social enterprise. The potential of the social economy and of social innovation was demonstrated at the joint EC-EESC event 'Social Entrepreneurs: have your say!' of January 2014. This EESC conference will take stock of the political achievements over the last five years, learn from examples of best practice, and explore priorities for the next five years.


  • Labour Market Observatory – 34th meeting
    Conference - EESC, Room VM3, Rue Van Maerlant 2, Brussels, Belgium

    This LMO conference was an opportunity to better understand the difficulties to achieve a better work-life balance and to take stock of the efforts undertaken by policymakers, public authorities and companies. Speakers have included representatives from the European Commission, Eurofound, Committee of Regions, Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union, European Women’s Lobby and Make mothers matter.


  • Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    In 2008, the European Commission proposed a Active Inclusion Strategy based on three strands: adequate income support, inclusive labour markets and access to quality services for all. Since then, in the wake of the financial crisis, there was practically no progress in implementing it.

    The EESC-Eurofound joint conference on 16 June 2014 at the EESC assessed the situation and proposed a better approach.


  • Identifying, enhancing and promoting their role in city and regional development
    Seminar - Brussels, Belgium

    This workshop examined the concepts of "civic universities" in a European context. The main question under scrutiny was the following: From your perspective, what are universities for?

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