The conference originally planned for 12 March, rescheduled for 2 July is now being again rescheduled. The organisers are now planning to hold the event on 26 November 2020. (Read more...)
1st Meeting of the EU-Japan Follow-up Committee
The agenda and all information regarding this plenary session will be available 8 days prior to the event. You will be able to follow the debates by web streaming.
The world is facing a climate emergency causing unprecedented economic, social and environmental challenges. Ambitious policy and action are necessary at all levels to accelerate a just transition to a sustainable future, while leaving no one behind. This is particularly relevant in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has exposed the fragility of the current system.
Representatives of the European and Georgian Domestic Advisory Groups (DAGs), set up under the Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Georgia, held their fifth joint meeting virtually on 9 July 2020.
Struggling to find your first job? The coronavirus pandemic has shocked young Europeans who are about to enter the labour market. Through this webinar, the trainees of the European Economic and Social Committee want to help increase the public and political awareness of the challenging situation of European graduates, apprentices, job entrants and young professionals during this exceptional time and the months to come. Let's discuss concrete strategies on how to succeed in the labour market despite the crisis, but also the broader political context. Join us live!
During the meeting, the members of the Domestic Advisory Group (DAG) of the EU - composed of representatives of employers' organisations, trade unions and various interest groups - will follow up on the joint meetings with the Japanese counterparts that took place in Tokyo in January this year. They will also discuss the work programme of the EU DAG and topics for future cooperation and dialogue. Additionally, the members of the EU DAG will exchange views with representatives of the European Commission on matters related to the implementation of the trade and sustainable development chapter of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising a remote public hearing on "Decent minimum wages across Europe" on Thursday 25 June 2020 with the participation of Commissioner Schmit.
Quel est le rôle de l'UE par rapport à son continent frère, l'Afrique face à la pandémie de COVID19 ? Le président Luca Jahier a tenu un webinaire le 24 juin 2020 avec Irène Mingasson, Ambassadrice de l'UE au Sénégal, Aminata Touré, Présidente du Conseil Economique Social et Environnemental (CESE) du Sénégal et Ahmed Reda Chami, Président du Conseil économique, social et environnemental (CESE) et de l’Union des conseils économiques et sociaux et institutions similaires d’Afrique (UCESA).