19 Aug 2015
Event of 7/09/2015: "Is change still possible in Europe?"
On September 7th 2015, the President of EESC, Henri Malosse, invites numerous personalities of different backgrounds and countries around the subject "Is change still possible in Europe?". The American economist James K. Galbraith, Jean Lasalle, the French MP who led a long march to meet the Europeans, or even Colonel Vasco Lourenço, founder of the 25th of April association in Portugal, will be of those to bring, without waffling, their vision of a Europe which must change. This event, which will take place from 10h30 until 15h at the European Parliament in Brussels, will open the European comeback and will be accessible via web streaming.
24 Jul 2015
President Malosse meets representatives of the new Presidency of the Council of the EU
On 22 and 23 July, the EESC President Henri Malosse was in Luxembourg to talk with representatives of the new Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The EESC President spoke extensively with Xavier Bettel, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, on the priorities of the Luxembourg presidency, which focused mainly on the Greek crisis, the Ukrainian crisis and the question of receiving and hosting refugees in Europe. These three subjects are keystone for one of the fundamental values of the EU that seems in recent times poorly conducted: solidarity. "Without solidarity Europe will not survive," said Henri Malosse ...
16 Jul 2015
The EESC President in Ukraine
Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, was on mission in Kiev the 14 July to discuss various aspects of the relations between Ukraine and the European Union.
On this occasion, President Malosse held discussions with key representatives of Ukrainian civil society, such as Patriarch Philaret and Iryna Gerashchenko, Chairperson of the European Integration Committee of the Ukrainian Parliament...
13 Jul 2015
Climate change - an economic, social and geopolitical challengeThe EESC President, Henri Malosse, accompanied by an EESC delegation, were in Paris on 13 July 2014 for the European Economic and Social Councils' seminar: Climate Conference. In his opening speech, Mr Malosse highlighted the role played by civil society, as the first witness of climate change but also the ones most influenced by the impact of public policies aimed against climate change. In this regard, the EESC study ...
10 Jul 2015
Poisonous rhetoric is damaging European construction
Poisonous rhetoric is damaging European construction: Statement of the Liaison Group with European organizations and networks of Civil Society within the European Economic and Social Committee
8 Jul 2015
Greek referendum: for Henri Malosse, Europeans should remain united
Interview with Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, by France 3:
On Sunday, July 5, the Greeks said "no" to proposals from European creditors. On Monday, the president of the European Economic and Social Committee, Henri Malosse, discussed the situation. For the EESC President, the words spoken after the Greek referendum ...