Krawczyk chairing a discussion on the way forward for civil aviation in the EU (version anglais uniquement)On 21 February EESC Vice-President Jacek Krawczyk chaired a discussion on "the main directions for the changing civil aviation sector in the EU". The discussion, which was held in the frame of the 6th International Conference and Exhibition AIRPORT 2013 in Warsaw, featured Krzysztof Banaszek, President of the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency, Daniel Chiron, Deputy Head of Aeronautics Unit at the European Commission and Antonio de Palmas, President of the NATO & EU relations at Boeing, among others.
Mothers in Management 2013 (version anglaise uniquement)On Friday 8th February the EESC hosted the conference Mothers in Management 2013, Family Friendly Enterprises Forum 2013 organized by Malta Institute of Management, Open Mind Coaching UK and Women in Management. Anna Maria Darmanin moderated the conference and held the concluding speech.
Economics and politics of airport expansion in Europe[en anglais]
"Clearly, the presence of an airport in a region makes the region more prestigious, creates jobs and may have an impact on inward investment decisions. Yet the existence of many airports in overlapping catchment areas is evidence of shortcomings in resource allocation, leads to an increase in CO2 emissions, creates artificial demand and has a negative influence on the development of alternative modes of transport", says Jacek Krawczyk