SOC Events

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  • Quality Jobs for Youth: are we asking too much? - 20.4.2012
    Joint conference EESC/Labour Market Observatory and European Youth Forum
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium
    Is there a need for more (or for less) flexibility on the labour market in order to help young people access the labour market? Are the stable contracts of past still possible or are precarious internship type jobs going to last years ahead? What are the employer and employee relations developing into? Is self-employment a good solution? Is flexicurity (still) the watchword? What effects (for the individual and for the society) does being a so called “NEET” have? These are some of the questions which the conference seeks to answer.

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    This hearing has been organised in the framework of the study group on Principles, procedures and action for the implementation of Articles 11(1) and 11(2) of the Lisbon Treaty. Articles 11.1 and 11.2 indicate a significant shift towards a more advanced model of structured dialogue and could foster an increasingly informed and significant European citizenship but it has not yet been implemented.

  • organised by the Coordination group "European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between generations 2012"
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    The aim of this public hearing is to hear the views of decision makers, stakeholders and interested parties, in particular organisations working with elderly people.

  • Organised by the Coordination Group of the "European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between generations 2012"
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    The aim of this public hearing is to hear the views of decision makers, stakeholders and interested parties - in particular organisations working with elderly people - on 'Growing old in good health'.

  • Citizens united for a Europe active against persistent poverty
    Conference - EESC, Brussels, Belgium
    On Monday 5 March 2012 the European Economic and Social Committee will host the 12th European Fourth World People's University on the topic “Citizens united for a Europe active against persistent Poverty”, jointly organised by the ATD Fourth World Movement and the EESC.

  • 9:00-13:00, EESC Building, room JDE 51, 99, Rue Belliard, 1040 Brussels
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    The European Commission has suggested designating 2013 as the "European Year of Citizens". The European Economic and Social Committee is drawing up an opinion on this proposal. The Committee would like to give every European citizen, NGO, enterprise, trade union etc. an opportunity to contribute to its opinion, which will be sent to the European Parliament, Commission and Council once it has been adopted.

  • Conference - Brussels, EESC, 99 Rue Belliard, Room JDE 52, Belgium
    Europe is undergoing a far-reaching financial, economic and social crisis, with thousands of companies going out of business, higher unemployment, falling salaries, budget cuts in social security systems, rising poverty and social exclusion. The difficult labour market situation has had and is continuing to have detrimental effects on the very fabric of society. Preserving the European Social Model requires society as a whole to make a collective effort, demonstrating solidarity with people excluded from the labour market but also with future generations.

  • SOC section - Permanent Study Group on Immigration and Integration
    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    In the framework of its work on the integration of immigrants, the EESC held a hearing at the Committee buildings on the topic of Migrant entrepreneurs' contribution to the EU economy.
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    The Involvement of countries of origin in the integration process
    Conference - Brussels, Belgium
    The European Integration Forum – the dialogue platform on integration of immigrants – met for the sixth time on 9-10 November 2011 in the EESC premises. The main theme of this meeting was: 'Involvement of countries of origin in the integration process’.

  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    This hearing will be dedicated to the Employee volunteering as well as to summarising the work that took place during the European Year of Volunteering 2011. The conclusions of the hearing will feed directly into the final report summing up the activities during European Year of Volunteering 2011 and will help put forward proposals to European decision-makers.

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