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    Communicating Europe's added value
    Seminar - 99, rue Belliard, Room JDE62 - 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    Addressed at communications experts and national and international media specialists, this year's EESC civil society media seminar focuses on effective ways of communicating the added value of the EU ahead of the 2014 European elections.

     
  • Document Item 7 Mar 2012 Ways of stepping up cooperation between the EESC and the European Parliament SMEs / Crafts and Liberal Professions Category meeting on 7 March 2012, Brussels
  • Speech Item 5 Feb 2013 Organisation: EESC, Speaker: Staffan Nilsson
    Staffan Nilsson`s speech at the Conference of Committee Chairs in Strasbourg Through its activities, the EESC commits itself to promoting the European project, and it is aware that the European integration process needs the support of ordinary Europeans. The EESC supports the EP in promoting active and participatory citizenship, and it is ready to cooperate with the Parliament to the next European elections in 2014. For example, the EESC would like to help raise public awareness of these elections and to encourage Europeans to take part, and it can do this through its own communication activities, in cooperation with the network of EU economic and social councils and similar institutions.
  • News Item 7 Sep 2012
    EESC President Staffan Nilsson meets the new EP president Martin Schulz
    European Parliament needs EESC to reach out to citizens, says Martin Schulz to EESC President Staffan Nilsson The EESC President Staffan Nilsson met the European Parliament President, Martin Schulz, to discuss ways to take the cooperation between the two institutions forward. On a general note and related to the crisis of confidence by the citizens in the EU, Martin Schulz considers the EESC as having an important role to play in reaching out to citizens through the grassroots civil society organisations the Committee represents and through all our advisory work.
  • News Item 21 Mar 2012
    EESC President Staffan Nilsson meets the new EP president Martin Schulz
    EESC President met the new EP president Martin Schulz The EESC President Staffan Nilsson met the president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz to prepare the next week EESC plenary where the latter will come to address our members for the first time in his new capacity.
  • Press Release Item 4 Mar 2012
    Ref: 009 / 2012
    Towards a new legal framework for financial markets: the debate goes on at the EESC Recent developments in Europe's financial situation are now top priority on the agenda of the Member States and the European institutions - including the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). The plenary sessions in February and March provided the opportunity for civil society representatives to debate the economic and social impact of the current crisis with, among others, Commission president José Manuel Barroso, European Parliament president Martin Schulz and European Commissioner Joaquín Almunia. Four important opinions concerning the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) and the regulation of financial markets were adopted, albeit not without a degree of controversy, during the March plenary session. EESC members successfully agreed on a common position after a fruitful debate.
  • Video Item
    7 Oct 2011
    Play Duration: 01:33 min
    Audio Language: English

    5 ideas 4 a younger Europe

  • News Item 7 Sep 2011
    Jerzy Buzek, Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament and Staffan Nilsson on the proposal for a European Energy Community
    Jerzy Buzek and Staffan Nilsson call for strong political leadership in energy issues and "more Europe" On Wednesday 7 September Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament, addressed the TEN Section at a debate on the proposal for a European Energy Community put forward by the think tank Notre Europe. In his opening words EESC President Staffan Nilsson reminded that the EESC called for strong political leadership in energy issues and "more Europe".
  • Link Item European Parliament's audiovisual service
    European Parliament's audiovisual service http://www.audiovisual.europarl.europa.eu/ Published on the 1 Apr 2011
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    Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium
    The EESC organizes a public hearing on The EU Budget Review and the Proposals for the next Multiannual Financial Framework with the participation of Budget- Commissioner Lewandowski and the Rapporteur of the European Parliament's special committee, Mr Garriga Polledo.