12th Meeting of the Europe 2020 Steering Committee - 5 April 2013 12th meeting of Europe 2020 Steering Committee discussed two major topics: the outcome of the Spring European Council (14 – 15 March 2013), focused on the European Semester and 2013 Annual Growth Survey, and the Activity report of the Europe 2020 Steering Committee for the period 2010 – 2013.
Members had lively and fruitful discussion suggesting new activities for the future work of the Steering Committee highlighting the role of the Europe 2020 Strategy.
Other topics on the agenda were education and the sustainability aspect of Europe 2020 strategy.
The meeting took place in presence of representatives from ESCs and similar institutions from Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Luxembourg and Spain.
7 Nov 2012
European Semester 2012 - Implication of organised civil society Following the request from the European Commission and the Cypriot Presidency, the EESC launched a consultation of national ESCs / similar organisations regarding the involvement of social partners and civil society in the Europe 2020 Strategy and the 2012 European semester process.
Contributions received are gathered in a publication that will soon be finalised.
It was an excellent occasion to discuss their latest contributions on the involvement of social partners and civil society in the 2012 European Semester.
Delegates from 8 national ESCs (Belgium, France, Greece, Spain, Italy, Romania, Finland, the Netherlands) and Ms Liina Carr, Estonian member of the Steering Committee gave a presentation on the situation of their country.