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Приети on 11/07/2018
Референтен номер: 
ECO/459-EESC-2018-01556-00-00-ac-tra-en

Становище на ЕИСК: Taxation of profits of multinationals in the digital economy

Приети on 17/10/2018
Референтен номер: 
ECO/471-EESC-2018-2774-00-00

The EESC welcomes these proposals on sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBSs), which fit into the broader context of completing the Banking Union and building a Capital Markets Union (CMU). Moreover, the proposals also have the potential to make a positive contribution to financial stability and resilience. The EESC has been strongly advocating a weakening of the link between banks and their home countries ("sovereigns") and therefore welcomes that SBBSs aim to contribute to this. The EESC considers that in conceptual terms, the idea of SBBSs is an attractive one and feels that the only way to find out whether banks will switch from bonds from their home countries to SBBSs for their investments and whether investors will be prepared to buy "junior" tranches in sufficient quantities to justify the creation of SBBSs, is to test this new financial instrument - the SBBS - on the market.

Становище на ЕИСК: EU sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS)

Приети on 17/07/2019
Референтен номер: 
INT/882-EESC-2019
Пленарна сесия: 
545 -
Jul 17, 2019 Jul 18, 2019

The EESC calls for a strategic shift at all levels to unequivocally promote new models of circularity, not only by stepping up the alignment of all actors, but also by placing consumers at the centre of public policy.

Становище на ЕИСК: The role of consumers in the Circular Economy (own-initiative opinion)

Приети on 19/05/2016
Референтен номер: 
REX/462-EESC-2016

The EU acknowledges the increasing importance of including the EU and partner countries' companies in the GSCs. It is also emphasised that the current interdependence of the economies may further increase due to the recently negotiated and implemented EU trade and investment agreements, as well as negotiations at the WTO. The EESC also recommends cooperation between international organisations and other relevant stakeholders. This would include adopting a common language and common definitions of elements related to global value chains, GSCs and decent work, and comparison and assessment of the statistical data between the various stakeholders, such as the OECD, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), WTO, the European Commission, the World Bank and IFM. This should help avoid confusion and misinterpretation, and support elaboration of a coherent policy between diverse public bodies involved.

Становище на ЕИСК: Decent work in global supply chains

Приети on 19/10/2016
Референтен номер: 
SOC/543-EESC-2016-02981-00-00-ac
Пленарна сесия: 
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Oct 19, 2016 Oct 20, 2016

An efficient reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) is essential. While the EESC approves of the proposal to improve and speed up the determination of Member State responsible for examining an asylum application, it calls for including protective provisions on procedural issues, individual treatment of applications, maintenance of discretionary clauses, maintenance of the deadline for the cessation of obligation for a Member State to assume responsibility and the rights of applicants.

Становище на ЕИСК: CEAS Reform I

Приети on 05/07/2017
Референтен номер: 
SOC/553-EESC-2016-06698-00-01-ri-tra
Пленарна сесия: 
527 -
Jul 05, 2017 Jul 06, 2017

In its evaluation of the implementation of EU directives on legal migration from the perspective of organised civil society in selected Member States, the EESC considers the impact of these directives to be generally positive, albeit partial and fragmented. It also notes the impact of irregular migration on the directives' applicability.

The EESC provides a series of recommendations, covering the design of wider legal channels for labour migration; the role of the social partners and other organisations in this field; a simplified implementation of the directives and the modification of some of them; fact-based discourse to better inform the general public, integration and the fight against discrimination.

Становище на ЕИСК: State of implementation of legal migration legislation

Приети on 20/09/2017
Референтен номер: 
ECO/419-EESC-2016-02205-00-00-ac-tra
Пленарна сесия: 
528 - Sep 20, 2017

The EESC endorses the aims of the Commission proposals in the area of the CCCTB and recommends the greatest efforts be made to pursue the CCCTB by consensus. The Committee recognizes that the Commission relaunched the CCCTB proposal both with the objective to aid the single market and to combat aggressive tax planning, attributing income where the value is created.

Становище на ЕИСК: Common (Consolidated) Corporate Tax Base

Приети on 23/02/2017
Референтен номер: 
SC/46-EESC-2016-05339-00-01-AC-TRA
Пленарна сесия: 
523 -
Feb 22, 2017 Feb 23, 2017

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) endorses the priorities set out in the European Commission's 2017 Annual Growth Survey.

The European Semester is seen as a good instrument for further progress in policies and reform, leading to recovery and employment. The AGS 2017 outlines the most pressing economic and social priorities, accompanied by specific recommendations, however the EESC takes very seriously the negative aspects of the rules of the Stability and Growth Pact and Country-Specific Recommendations applied at national level to set the euro area fiscal stance.

Становище на ЕИСК: Annual Growth Survey 2017

Приети on 14/02/2018
Референтен номер: 
ECO/401-EESC-2017-02368-00-01-ac-tra
Пленарна сесия: 
532 -
Feb 14, 2018 Feb 15, 2018

The Committee recommends that future crises in the European Union should be managed by striving for a better balance between fiscal and social objectives and urges the Commission to design "supplementary economic and social recovery" programmes, to be applied at the same time as or at the end of an adjustment programme. The EESC recommends that in any future crises situation, the EU Institutions should be solely responsible for developing and implementing the adjustment programmes and stresses that social partners and representatives of civil society must be included in the programme's monitoring and assessment panel, on an equal footing with representatives of the EU, the ECB and other bodies.

 

Становище на ЕИСК: Lessons learned for avoiding the severity of austerity policies in the EU

Приети on 18/04/2018
Референтен номер: 
CCMI/152-EESC-2017

The European maritime technology industry is an important sector in terms of employment, directly providing more than 500 000 jobs. Shipyards and firms manufacturing marine equipment make a significant contribution to the economic development of the regions where they are located, and across the entire supply chain, which is particularly important to SMEs. Each direct job in a European shipyard means, on average, seven jobs created in the region.

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