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  • Conference - European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), VMA building, room VMA 3, 2 rue van Maerlant, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    With the SOC Section's support, EAPN will present its assessment of the 2015 NRPs and debate with 150 stakeholders two key questions:

    - What needs to be done to ensure that the European Semester delivers on its Europe 2020 commitments to reduce poverty and promote participation?

    - How to help the EU move forward on a social, sustainable and democratic strategy that could give hope and restore faith in the EU?

    Speakers: Commissioner Thyssen, Outi Slotboom (DG ECFIN), Raquel Lucas (Commissioner Dombrovskis Cabinet), Sergio Prieto (MEP) and Tom Dominique (SPC Chair).

  • Assessing the impact of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities' concluding observations
    Conference - Thessaloniki, Greece

    On 10 September 2015, the EESC's Ad Hoc Group on Disability will hold a conference in Thessaloniki to assess the impact of the concluding observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  • Labour Market Observatory (LMO) - Permanent Study Group on Immigration and Integration (IMI) conference
    Conference - JDE 62, Rue Belliard 99, Brussels, Belgium

    This event was dedicated to the integration of legal migrants in the labour market (third-countries nationals coming to the EU for family reunification, work or study).

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    The purpose of this hearing is to set out principles for effective and reliable social benefit systems in Europe.

    Invited to discuss these topics are the European Commission, the Social Protection Committee, the European social partners, representatives of welfare and social organisations and researchers.

  • Conference - European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), VMA building, room VMA 3, 2 rue van Maerlant, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    This high-level conference, jointly organised by the LMO and the European Parliament (MEP Jean Arthuis, Chair of the BUDG Committee) was dedicated to the topic of apprenticeships and the mobility of apprentices.

  • A practical perception of organised civil society
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    On 13 April 2015, the EESC held a hearing to gather information and views on the role of non-formal and informal learning as a means to enhance employability and mobility. Furthermore, it examined how employers, trade unions and civil society organisations could be more involved in the validation process.

  • Labour Market Observatory conference
    Conference - Florijana Andrašeca 18A/VI, Zagreb, Croatia

    This event was dedicated to tackling long-term unemployment, one of the most urgent challenges that Europe faces today. The aim was to look into what good practices are already in place and what further measures are necessary to tackle this problem and to provide opportunities for those most at risk of social exclusion. The presentations and discussions focused on the situation at both EU and national level.

  • Poster Sport and European Values
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    The public hearing will explore how sport can strengthen European values such as mutual respect, social integration and equality between men and women. Examples of initiatives, which use sport to bridge differences and foster a sense of community will be presented. The aim of the hearing is to draw lessons from such initiatives and suggest new ways to make sport a vehicle for integration in Europe.


  • Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    On 24 February 2015, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will hold a conference on "The future of the European Social Dialogue".

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    The Latvian Presidency of the Council has asked the EESC to prepare an exploratory opinion on long-term social care and de-institutionalisation, as a civil society contribution to the implementation of social services reforms and the improvement of long-term care. Once adopted, the opinion will be presented at the conference on "De-institutionalisation practices and further development of the European social care policy" scheduled for 15 June 2015 in Riga.

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