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  • Let’s all win! Europe at work

    24 Jan 2012

    By: Staffan Nilsson

    We hosted Nicolai Wammen representing the new Danish Presidency in our plenary session last week, just after Martin Schulz was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. Together they give quite a complementary picture and programme for the EU: we need to keep alive a political vision of a European Union which is democratic, modern and a source of human progress; and we need to nourish it in the short term with a bold, responsible and pragmatic policy programme. We cannot let the crisis take our citizens’ dreams and aspirations away from them. We look ahead and aim to make our children’s lives better than ours in a future Europe, just like our parents wanted, and managed, to do. Read More...


  • 1 Jan 2014
    EESC priorities during the Greek presidency

    With a critical juncture already fast approaching,the Greek Presidency of the EU represents an opportunity that Europe cannot afford to miss, a chance to influence the direction of change and build a Europe that feels more tangible and familiar to its citizens. At the elections next May,the public will elect a new European Parliament.  These elections will also tell us whether or not Europe has managed to convince its citizens that it is effective and that the European venture has been reinvigorated.

  • 1 Feb 2013 Ireland 40 years on: The Benefits, Opportunities and Challenges of EU Membership Conference organised by the Various Interests Group of the EESC in Dublin to mark Ireland's 40 years of membership of the EU


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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.

  • Extraordinary meeting of the Workers' Group
    Conference - Vilnius, Lithuania
    On 1 July 2013, the Workers' Group of the European Economic and Social Committee organised an extraordinary meeting in Vilnius at the invitation of the three Lithuanian trade union confederations. The meeting took place at the Lithuanian Parliament.


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