On 21 October 2013, the Workers' Group organised an extraordinary meeting on the themes of social cohesion and minimum income.
Speech Item3 Dec 2012Organisation: EESC, Speaker: Staffan Nilsson 2012 The European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations - closing conferenceOver the last 10 years, the EESC has proposed an important number of opinions on the ageing of the European population and issued opinions on issues such as: the needs of older citizens, funding health and pension systems, employing older workers, intergenerational solidarity, technological solutions to improve the quality of life of older persons, long-term care, etc.
The EESC has been particularly active during the European Year 2012. It created a group to coordinate activities related to the Year. This group has organised 5 public events on different themes.