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  • Newsletter Item Issue Date: January 2016
    Europe III - January 2016

    Newsletter of the Various Interests' Group

  • Publication Item
    Published In: 2016
    16 pages
    The EESC priorities during the Dutch presidency

    The Dutch Presidency wants a Union that focuses on the essentials: jobs, growth and connection. Many challenges lie ahead: a.o. unemployment, poverty, an ageing population, the flow of refugees, the rapid change in the global economy, scarce resources, energy costs and the impact of climate change. The Dutch Presidency intends to promote a Union that connects, a Union based on fundamental values supported by its citizens.

    The EESC has high hopes on the Dutch experience in European construction. It welcomes the consultation at the outset of the Dutch Parliament and the National Economic and Social Council (SER) and promises the full cooperation of the organized civil society that it represents in this construction.

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    Plenary Session - Brussels, Belgium

    • Review of the Luxembourg presidency of the Council of the EU, on Wednesday 9 December at 5 p.m., with the participation of Nicolas Schmit, Luxembourg's Minister for Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy

    • Presentation of the European Commission's 2016 Work Programme and debate on the European Agenda on Migration, in conjunction with the adoption of opinions on migration (REX/452REX/457SOC/525 and SOC/526), on 10 Dec. at 10 a.m., with Frans Timmermans, First vice-president of the European Commission

    • Award of the civil society prize, on Thursday 10 December at 11.30 a.m.

     

  • Publication Item
    Published In: 2015
    16 pages
    The EESC priorities during the Luxembourg presidency - July-December 2015

    The presidency is returning to Luxembourg, a founding Member State that not only plays joint host to the institutions but, thanks to its pivotal position in the centre of Europe, in fact helped to create the fledgling predecessor of today’s European Union. The Grand Duchy will undoubtedly bring to bear its unique and successful experience both in genuinely integrating itself into Europe, and in integrating Europe within its borders.

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    Published In: 2015
    12 pages
    EESC priorities during the Latvian Presidency - January – June 2015 - Second Edition

    At a time when the European Parliament has just started a new term and the European Commission has a new team in place, the European Economic and Social Committee is continuing to move forwards as a committed partner of the Latvian Presidency. As the representative of European civil society, our committee has recently seen confirmation of its key role in building a more democratic European Union in the European Parliament report that has recognised its work as being critical to the success of the European citizens’ initiative. And this is the path on which we wish to continue.

     

    Second Edition

  • Publication Item
    Published In: 2014
    12 pages
    EESC priorities during the Italian Presidency - July – December 2014

    The European Economic and Social Committee is staking its claim to be a committed partner for the Italian presidency of the European Union, thus giving a voice to civil society organisations throughout the next six-month period. It has been asked by the presidency to carry out a mid-term evaluation of the Europe 2020 strategy, which it will present at a high-level conference in Rome in December 2014. This partnership will form a strategic platform for promoting the role of citizens as a driving force for change in Europe…

  • Document Item 1 Jul 2014
    EESC priorities during the Italian Presidency - July – December 2014 Latest Update: 01/07/2014

    The European Economic and Social Committee is staking its claim to be a committed partner for the Italian presidency of the European Union, thus giving a voice to civil society organisations throughout the next six-month period.

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    at the dawn of the 20th century
    Cultural Event - Brussels, Belgium

    As part of the cultural activities taking place under the Greek presidency of the EU, the EESC, in cooperation with the Central Museum of the Risorgimento in Rome, will be hosting this photo exhibition.

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    Out of time beauty
    Cultural Event - Brussels - EESC - Rue Belliard/ Belliardstraat 99 JDE building - 6th floor – Foyer, Belgium

    Photo exhibition

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    Extraordinary meeting of the Workers' Group
    Royal Olympic Hotel, Athanassiou Diakou Street 28-34, 11743 Athens, Greece

    The Workers' Group organised an extraordinary meeting in Athens on the occasion of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Among the themes discussed were the programme of the Greek presidency and the priorities of the Italian EU presidency that will follow. The second day was devoted to a discussion on the future of the democratic governance of the EU and the social impact of the Troika's role.

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