15 Apr 2014
Bridging the gap between citizens and institutions - European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly meets the EESC President
On 15 April 2014, Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, received Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman. The first meeting between the two was held in the context of the EESC's event entitled "European Citizens' Initiative Day 2014: Building up success". Mr Malosse expressed his commitment to bridging the gap between European citizens and the European institutions ...
10 Apr 2014
President Malosse back in Athens to draw lessons from the crisis: “the suffering of the Greek citizens for the past 6 years should not be in vain”
The president of the EESC, Henri Malosse, is on a visit to Athens from 9th until 11th April. During his discussions with government, civil society actors, entrepreneurs and students, the EESC president drew lessons for Greece and Europe. “We have witnessed the limits of European solidarity; the EU has not done enough to help its Member States equally. We need to work toward integrated policies, build common budgetary institutions, mutualise debt, invest in innovation, education, entrepreneurship, and support competitiveness of European businessesm reindustrialization of the south of Europe ...
3 Apr 2014
The EESC Presidency in Northern Ireland: EU support for the peace process continues
The Presidency of the EESC visited Northern Ireland from April the second to the fourth April 2014. The delegation of EESC Members met the First Minister, the European Minister, the Lord Mayor of Belfast, the Speaker of the Assembly and the Chair of the Ofmdfm Committee. During the visit, talks focused on continuing EU support for the peace process and the challenges Europe faces in the run-up to the ...