27 Jan 2015
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
This January 27th is the international Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. On this occasion the European Economic and Social Committee, in cooperation with the European Parliament, CEJI-A Jewish contribution to an Inclusive Europe and EJCC-The European Jewish Community Centre, has organized an event entitled "Learning from the past, Learning for the Future"
25 Jan 2015
The EESC President in Brittany to listen to marine professionals
EESC President Henri Malosse visited St Malo and Dinard on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th January, to meet with marine professionals. He first met with various representatives of the fishing industry in the port of Saint-Malo in the presence of MEP Isabelle Thomas, a member of ...
15 Jan 2015
EESC President debates the Juncker plan with European diplomats
The EESC President, Henri Malosse, was the guest of the "Round Table" in Paris - a joint initiative of the International Diplomatic Academy and the Policy and Parliamentary Review, around the 315 billion euros investment program of the Juncker Commission. The "Round Table" is a regular event, aimed at informing ...
13 Jan 2015
The UfM Secretariat and the EESC sign agreement to advance regional cooperation in the Mediterranean
The UfM Secretariat and the EESC signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work closer on areas of common concern, including job creation, women’s socio-economic empowerment, entrepreneurship, social economy, food security and climate change. At a time where cooperation and dialogue are of vital importance, as the recent tragic events in Paris have unfortunately ...
12 Jan 2015
A new European Citizens' Initiative presented at the EESC
The EESC President Henri Malosse met on the 8th of January with Maxime Orhon, one of the writers of the European Citizens' Initiative named "A social Europe quickly!" This meeting took place as part of the launching of the initiative. The ECI aims to reinforce the cooperation amongst the member States in order to fight against exclusion and poverty in Europe ...
9 Jan 2015
EESC at the launch of the European Year for Development in Riga
On 9 January, the European Year for Development was launched officially in Riga at the start of the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union. Jean-Claude Juncker, Federica Mogherini, Laimdota Straujuma, and EESC President Henri Malosse were among the speakers at the opening. The EESC has played ...