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  • 19/11/2013
    Addressed at communications experts and national and international media specialists, this year's EESC civil society media seminar focuses on effective ways of communicating the added value of the EU ahead of the 2014 European elections. Topics include: • branding and European image-building, • communicating the cost of non-Europe, • impact of new media on public communications, • the 2014 European elections' communications challenges. The seminar is organised in cooperation with the European Parliament and will be streamed live online. You can also take part in the discussion on Twitter #eescmedia.
  • 07/11/2013
    The Economic and Social Council of Portugal (ESC) warns that the return of the country to the financial markets will not mean that the serious problems affecting the Portuguese economy will be solved. Those issues will continue to negatively condition economic growth and job creation. Indeed, some of them - such as unemployment and public debt as a percentage of GDP – have been aggravated by the implementation of the Economic and Financial Adjustment Programme (EFAP) sponsored by the IMF, the ECB and the European Commission.
  • 31/10/2013
    Opinion of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council submitted by Mrs. Amélie Rafael, rapporteur on behalf of section for economic activities
  • 29/10/2013
    Lors de son assemblée plénière du 28.10.2013, le CES luxembourgeois a arrêté à l'unanimité son avis "L'accès à un logement abordable". Une conférence de presse a été organisée par la suite pour présenter les principales propositions du CES en la matière.
  • 10/10/2013
    The European Economic and Social Committee, the European Commission and the City of Strasbourg are launching a major European event on Social entrepreneurship. This event will take place in Strasbourg, on January 16th and 17th 2014, in an interactive way. Its aim will be to widely disseminate information and knowledge of what has taken place so far and to inspire European participants to take further the initiatives and actions in which they are involved.