5 Mar 2014
The new Ambassador of China at the EESC
The new Ambassador of China to the EU, Yanyi Yang, met the EESC President Henri Malosse, Jane Morrice, the EESC vice-president for Communication and Alexander Graf von Schwerin, President of China-EU Contact Group of the EESC, on 5 March 2014. After a previous meeting with Henri Malosse on the occasion of her assumption of office, her Excellency was very interested in having a longer exchange and discovered, at the same time, the work of the Committee ...
4 Mar 2014
'Jobs for Tomorrow', a prospective study by the French Senate
French Senator Alain Fouché visited the EESC as part of a study mission that is dedicated to the 'jobs for tomorrow' and the necessary training which needs to be implemented to prepare for them. Following the hearing of President Malosse, Senator Fouché turned to the EESC's work as a base for his initial paper. Upon his arrival to Brussels, he spoke at length with Ms Maureen O'Neill, Ms Vladimíra Drbalová and Mr. Edgardo Iozia on social entrepreneurship, on green jobs and on the skills and the 'jobs for tomorrow' ...
3 Mar 2014
Statement by the EESC President, Mr Henri Malosse, following the recent events in Ukraine
"The entry of the Russian army in the Crimea can only be seen as a de facto annexation of this region. Thus, we strongly condemn such a military intervention in Ukraine, which is an act of international banditry. European civil society remains committed to the necessity for Ukraine to conduct real reforms to establish ...