15 Sep 2014
International Day of Democracy
On 15 September 2014, the International Day of Democracy, the EESC President, Henri Malosse, recalled the origins and history of European democracy and spoke of the challenges lying ahead.
11 Sep 2014
European agriculture worries shared during the EESC Plenary - 10 September 2014
On 10th September 2014, EESC Member Frank van Oorschot raised awareness during the EESC's Plenary Session of the critical situation that the European agricultural industry is currently facing. The negative economic impact stems from the economic crisis, and the sanctions imposed by Russia. The hardest hit sectors are workers, farmers and logistics, Mr. van Oorschot said, giving fresh European farm produce to the EESC President ...
9 Sep 2014
Henri Malosse receives the Ambassador of Portugal to the EU, Domingos Fezas Vital
On the 9th September 2014, the President of the European Economic and Social Committee, Henri Malosse, received the Ambassador of Portugal to the EU, Domingos Fezas Vital, in Brussels. The discussions focused on the upcoming visit of Henri Malosse to Portugal in October ...
8 Sep 2014
The EESC President meets Ruslana Lyzhychko, Ukrainian civil society activist, on 8th September 2014
On 8th September 2014, Henri Malosse, President of the EESC, met Ruslana Lyzhychko, activist of the civil society in Ukraine and famous singer. He expressed the solidarity of the EESC to the Ukrainian people in this difficult moment. The EESC is working on the creation of a Civil Society Platform in Ukraine, which was a part of the Association Agreement. The Platform will be a key instrument for the involvement of all parts of civil society in the implementation of the Association Agreement's provisions ...
23 Jul 2014
Eastern Partnership: statement by the president of the EESC
(English version available soon) A l'occasion de la réunion ministérielle qui s'est tenue sur le Partenariat Oriental ce mardi 22 juillet, le président du Comité économique et social européen, Henri Malosse, a pris la parole devant l'assemblée.
Mesdames et Messieurs,
N'ayons pas de doute : la perspective européenne doit unir et non pas diviser. Certes, je me félicite que les trois pays aient signé de nouveaux Accords d'Association, mais je ne puis que regretter profondément le prix que l'Europe toute entière, et les Européens, paient pour cela.