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17/11/2017
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60/2017

EESC-CCMI celebrates 15th anniversary with discussion on Industry and Society 4.0

Industry has always been shaped by continuous change. But some changes are real upheavals, such as the industrial revolution in the 19th century and the one we are facing now: Industry 4.0, the digital revolution of the 21st century. "It may be almost impossible to predict the future, but we need to be prepared for it": that was the message from the panellists at the event.

15/11/2017
Reference number: 
58/2017

Without social rights, backed by a sound and sustainable economic basis, the future of Europe will be at stake, says the EESC

A delegation of members of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), led by its President Georges Dassis, will take part in the high-level social summit in Gothenburg on 17 November to voice the EESC's support for the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR), ...

10/11/2017

In March this year, the European Commission (EC) and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) launched a joint European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform. The 24 members forming the coordination group of the platform have now been selected and are preparing for their first meeting on 22 November.

26/10/2017

Europe's shipbuilding industry needs the EU's strategic support.  LeaderSHIP 2020 is the right tool, but needs to be reinforced and extended to 2030.  Europe must become the frontrunner in research and development regarding challenges such as climate change, energy saving and the greater complexity of vessels, since the maritime industry is crucial to Europe's economic and social future.  Clustering would strengthen ...

24/10/2017

With just a few weeks to go until the COP23 and the Paris Climate Summit, the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council (ESEC) and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) have established a unique form of cooperation on climate justice issues, in order to use their two opinions to introduce this new concept into the discussions on climate policies. ...

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