Combating HomelessnessPublic Hearing -
Brussels, Belgium In preparation for the EESC's opinion on "Homelessness" (rapporteur Mr Eugen Lucan - Various Interests), the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC) is holding a public hearing on combating the problem of homelessness.
Integrating immigrants in regions and citiesAvenues for cooperation between civil society and local and regional authorities Conference -
Valencia, Spain The EESC's SOC section will organise jointly with the government of the Spanish region of Valencia a hearing on "Integrating immigrants in regions and cities: Avenues for cooperation between civil society and local and regional authorities" on Wednesday 30 March 2011 in the city of Valencia, in the Ciudad De Las Artes y Las Ciencias complex (Museo de las Ciencias Príncipe Felipe, auditorium Santiago Grisolía).
Volunteering: motivation, value and recognitionPublic Hearing -
Brussels, Belgium The hearing "Volunteering: motivation, value and recognition" was organised in the framework of the EESC Coordination Group on the European Year of Volunteering 2011, chaired by Mr Pavel Trantina.
The role of family policy in demographic change - Sharing best practice among Member StatesPublic Hearing -
Brussels, Belgium The EESC's SOC section organised a hearing on "The role of family policy in demographic change - Sharing best practice among Member States" on Monday 21 March 2011 under the presidency of Luca Jahier. This hearing has been organised in the framework of the elaboration of the EESC exploratory opinion requested by the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
EU Counter-Terrorism PolicyVMA3 conference room, rue van Maerlant 2, Brussels Public Hearing -
Brussels, Belgium The EESC SOC Section is organising a public hearing on the "EU Counter-Terrorism policy". The objective of this hearing is to allow for a dialogue between EU stakeholders.
Sub-committee on Innovative workplaces: study visit to HelsinkiHelsinki, Finland On 25 January the Sub-committee on "Innovative workplaces" went on a study visit to Helsinki. As part of its work on the own-initiative opinion on "Innovative workplaces as a source of productivity and quality jobs" the purpose of the study visit was to collect some concrete examples about how this matter was dealt with in one of the Member States in private as well as public sector organisations.
Education and training: tools for Roma integrationRoom JDE62, Rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels Public Hearing -
Brussels, Belgium The hearing on Education and Training: tools for Roma integration is organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on Friday, the 14th of January 2011, in Brussels, in the EESC premises (rue Belliard 99, room JDE62). The hearing is organised in the framework of elaboration of the EESC supplementary opinion on Intercultural dialogue and the Roma by Mrs Anne-Marie Sigmund, EESC Rapporteur.