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  • 14/04/2014
    The 2014 prize will reward initiatives carried out by civil society organisations and/or individuals and aimed at improving the economic and social inclusion of Roma.
  • 21/03/2014
    497th Plenary Session with the participation of Madi Sharma, EESC member, in her capacity as spokesperson for the European Citizens' Initiative "Act4Growth", Iurie Leancă prime minister of the Republic of Moldova.
  • 19/03/2014
    The Austrian ESC celebrates the 50th anniversary of its establishment and organises in cooperation with the EESC a conference on "Shaping Change" to be held in Vienna on 31 March and 1 April 2014.
  • 11/03/2014
    14/03/2014 - Conference - Thessaloniki, Greece Even in times of crisis consumers have their rights. Those rights are legally binding and even a long-lasting crisis cannot be used as an excuse for the lack of enforcement.
  • 03/03/2014
    The EESC has appointed Luis PLANAS PUCHADES as Secretary-General. He takes up duty on 1 March 2014. Mr Planas was minister for agriculture, fisheries and the environment in the regional government of Andalucía (Spain) until September 2013. Mr Planas is a committed European whose previous work experience has given him a thorough insight into the EU decision-making process: before becoming Spain's permanent representative to the EU in 2010, he was head of the private office of the EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Pedro Solbes (1999-2004), and that of European Commission Vice-President Manuel Marín, whose remit covered the Mediterranean, Latin America and Asia (1996-1999). Prior to that, he served as a member of the European and Spanish parliaments. Mr Planas holds a degree in law from the University of Valencia, Spain, and has published various works on the EU and on Spain's EU membership.
  • 21/02/2014
    A l'agenda de la 495e Session Plénière du CESE Débat sur la situation de la société civile en Ukraine et ses attentes vis-à-vis de l'Union Européenne, en présence de • Ruslana LYZHYCHKO, leader des manifestations pro-européennes de Kiev, chanteuse, gagnante du concours Eurovision en 2004, et • Oleksiy HONCHARUK, activiste de la société civile lors de ces mêmes manifestations. La session plénière se verra également présenter le programme de travail 2014 de la Commission Européenne, par • José Manuel BARROSO, Président de la Commission européenne
  • 12/02/2014
    Nearly 200 communications experts from civil society organisations, EU and national public administrations, and the worlds of academia and the media met in Brussels for the 7th annual civil society media seminar organised by the EESC in partnership with the European Parliament.
  • 03/01/2014
    The European Economic and Social Committee and the European Commission are co-hosting a major participatory event on social entrepreneurship. Much more than a simple conference, this special Strasbourg event will be organised in an interactive way.