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  • 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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    Extraordinary joint meeting of the ECO and SOC Sections and the Europe 2020 Steering Committee
    Meeting - Brussels, Belgium
    The financial crisis in Europe has profound consequences both for economic and social stability in general and for the economic governance and social solidarity of the EU structure as a whole. This is why the Bureau of the European Economic and Social Committee decided to convene an extraordinary joint meeting of the ECO and SOC Sections and our Europe 2020 Steering Committee in order thoroughly to assess the situation, update and re-focus on what the EU must do to alleviate the crisis and restore growth, stability and cohesion.

  • Public Hearing - Copenhagen, Denmark
    After Lisbon, the second study visit planned as follow-up to the opinion SOC/405 on the "European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion" brought Maureen O'Neill (rapporteur and member of Group III), Brenda King (Group I) and Daiva Kvedaraite (Group II) to Copenhagen.
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    Auditorium Maximum of the Jagellonian University
    The first Annual Convention of the "European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion" held in Cracow on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
    Conference - Cracow, Poland
    On 17 October the European Commission and the Polish Presidency will hold in Cracow the first Convention of the 7th flagship initiative of the Europe 2020 Strategy: the "European Platform against poverty and social exclusion", which aims at creating a "dynamic framework " to fight poverty during the next 10 years and, in particular, to reach the poverty reduction target of, at least, lesser 20 million people facing poverty by 2020.

  • Conference - EESC, Brussels, Belgium
    The conference will discuss the question of evolution of the economic model of social housing in relation to EU policies.

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