1 Jul 2015
Vice-President Timmermans meet EESC's Bureau
On 30 June, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, met with the Bureau of the European Economic and Social Committee.
After a bilateral meeting with the EESC president, he had an open and constructive dialogue with EESC Bureau Members on the Commissions' initiative on "Better Regulation".
30 Jun 2015
EESC meeting - EU-Russia Civil Society Forum | Встреча ЕЭСК – Гражданский Форум ЕС-Россия
On 30th June, the EESC organised the 2nd joint EU-Russia Civil Society Forum meeting. Opening speech by Mr Henri Malosse, EESC president:
I am delighted at the increased contact with Russian civil society. In the past we have had regular meetings with the Russian Civic Chamber, but we were well aware of the need to ...
18 Jun 2015
EESC President Henri Malosse to visit Austria
The President of the EESC, Henri Malosse will be visiting Austria on 22 and 23 June. The main purpose of his visit is to further analyze the Austrian apprenticeship model, as a benchmark for the EU. Austria's long-established dual education system has clearly helped the country to cope with the economic crisis better than other countries, as shown by a 2014 EESC report ...
12 Jun 2015
Supporting the energy transition - Conference of ME-F and ERDF in Nice
The EESC President, Henri Malosse, opened the conference organized by the European Movement - France (ME-F) and Electricité Réseau Distribution France (ERDF) on smart grids, entitled "The networks of the future, the future of networks" on Friday, 12 June in Nice. At the conference, the best way to support the energy transition ...
10 Jun 2015
The EESC president speaks at the EU-CELAC Summit
On 10th June 2015, the EESC President spoke at the EU-CELAC Heads of state and government Summit in Brussels. The EESC President noted that this was the first time the EESC participates at an EU-CELAC Summit, after having organised 8 fruitful meetings of the civil society of the two regions. Mr. Malosse was accompanied by the co-President from Latin America, Luis Guillermo Coto Moya, who ...
10 Jun 2015
The EESC hosts the official launch of the UfM Gas Platform
The 'Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Gas Platform’ launched on 11 June at the EESC brings together policymakers, industry representatives, regulators, energy stakeholders, traders and shippers and representatives from financing institutions – all from across the Euro-Mediterranean region, to develop shared viewpoints and proposals on natural gas issues in order to reinforce the security of gas supply and the regional gas exchanges ...