Short-sighted national interests, a growing number of anti-European parties with quick answers but no solutions, pressure from outside the EU and - last but not least - many concerned, anxious people who are increasingly losing trust in their political leaders and in the European project - this is Europe today. Most worrying of all...
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Speech by President Luca JAHIER at the inaugural session of the Eunews seminar held at the EESC on Tuesday 5 May 2015.
Speech by President Luca JAHIER at the Various Interests Group Conference to mark the Latvian Presidency in Riga on Wednesday 25 March 2015.
The EU needs to enhance the growth part of its overall strategy. This must be based on combining what the Member States can do at national level with action at EU level, anchoring these efforts in the Europe 2020 strategy and in our new governance structures.
Inaugural speech by President Jahier entitled: "From Austerity to Growth and Recovery: Overcoming the Socio-Economic Consequences of Greece's Crisis" delivered at the Group III extraordinary meeting in Athens, on Thursday 20 March 20104.
On 7 and 8 November 2013, the President of the Workers' Group of the EESC, Georges Dassis, met in Rome the Secretary-Generals of Italian Confederations CGIL, CISL and UIL, Susanna Camusso, Raffaele Bonanni and Luigi Angeletti respectively.
The Workers' Group, which met in Vilnius on 1 July 2013, notes that the European Council appears to have decided henceforth to engage with the public in a debate that demonstrates awareness of the situation's severity in Europe.