Events & Activities
European Economic and Social Committee - Economic and Social Council of Greece
National economic and social councils in the EU
Europe 2020: the future of employment in Europe and Italy – Conference, General Labour Union of Italy -Rome, 31 May 2011
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European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
Committee of the Regions
(yearly agenda of submission of the documents for the monitoring of the implementation of the strategy EUROPE 2020)
Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020 – Conference, 10-11 March 2011
Presidency of the EU
The Lisbon Council - Europe 2020 Summit – Brussels, March 2011
Belgium – National Labour Council
17/09/2010 – Brussels – CCE/CNT/EESC - The role of the social partners in framing, implementing and monitoring the Europe 2020 strategy
Conference proceedings (follow the link and click on “Thèmes”)
Conference: Towards a more effective Europe 2020 - 4-5/12/2014
The high-level conference "Towards a more effective Europe 2020: civil society's proposals for boosting social inclusion and competitiveness in Europe", 4-5 December 2014 in Rome, will be an important occasion for the EESC and newly nominated European Commission to discuss the role of the organised civil society during the 2015-2020 period. It will provide an opportunity to promote the important work that is being done in the Europe 2020 Steering Committee of EESC and to bring the concrete propositions to the EU decision making level.
Study on Priorities, challenges and prospects for civil society involvement in the Europe 2020 strategy beyond 2015
A study entitled Priorities, challenges and prospects for civil society involvement in the Europe 2020 strategy beyond 2015 – Case study of four Member States (BE, FR, IT, NL) was done by Andrea Bellagamba, legal adviser at the Conseil National du Travail, to add value to the package of documents which Europe 2020 Steering Committee will prepare for the mid-term review of the 2020 Strategy along with an opinion on the Commission Communication Taking stock of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth COM(2014) 130 final, Project on the Mid-term review of Europe 2020 Strategy Report and Sections, Observatories, CCMI and Liaison group contributions towards Europe 2020 mid-term review.
EESC Europe 2020 Steering Committee in the EU's general report of activities – 2013
The European Commission has underlined the importance of the civil society's involvement in Europe 2020 strategy:
In 2013, the EESC was particularly involved in the discussions on the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy as well as the European semester, namely through its Europe 2020 Steering Group. Many discussions were dedicated to the financial crisis and the response to it, and also unemployment, with a special focus on youth unemployment. ...
Stefano Palmieri, President of Europe 2020 Steering Committee - Speech at the EU-China Urbanisation Forum
Stefano Palmieri, President of Europe 2020 Steering Committee took part in EU-China Urbanisation Forum, on the 21st November 2013. He delivered a speech on the theme: The Green and Inclusive City – Creating an attractive city and promoting the harmonious co-existence of citizens and the natural environment.
Stefano Palmieri, President of Europe 2020 Steering Committee at the 12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility
Stefano Palmieri, President of Europe 2020 Steering Committee took part and delivered speeches at two conferences within the framework of the 12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, organised at the Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro on 20 – 22 June 2013.