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  • 30/07/2013
    The King Juan Carlos I of Spain attended a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Spanish Economic and Social Council (ESC) for the first time in the 21-year existence of this government advisory body made up of the most representative trade unions in Spain, the employers' organizations and representatives of the third sector (consumers, the social economy, agriculture and fisheries). The meeting was also attended by the employment minister, Fátima Báñez
  • 05/07/2013
    The Lithuanian EU presidency has started. Enclosed you find a document of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) presenting the priorities of the Committee for this Presidency and the Lithuanian EESC Members. Discover also the Lithuanian exhibition "Lithuania in the Mail Parcel" that can be visited in the EESC premises from 11 July till 25 September 2013.
  • 05/07/2013
    491st Plenary session with the participation of M. Vytautas Landsbergis, EP Member and former Lithuanian President, M. Vincent Reuter, CESW President and M. Tonio Borg, European Commissioner for Health and Consumers. With the participation of the new Croatian Members
  • 04/07/2013
    The CNEL (Italian economic and social council), together with the Italian National Institute for Statistics, have elaborated a report on the "Equitable and sustainable well-being in Italy" on the basis of several dimensions and statistics indicators tending to evaluate the social reality.
  • 28/06/2013
    20 Jun 5 Jul 2013 The European Economic and Social Committee is honoured to welcome the Republic of Croatia as a new member joining the European Union on 1 July 2013. In cooperation with the Mission of the Republic of Croatia to the EU the photo exhibition'Croatia – Flashes of diversity' has been organised. We invite you to come and see testimonies of the natural and cultural heritage of Croatia at our premises.
  • 28/06/2013
    The Brazil-Greece Civil Society Roundtable was established in June 2012 by the signature of the Inter-institutional Cooperation Agreement between the Economic and Social Development Council (CDES) and the Economic and Social Council of Greece (OKE). The Roundtable held its first meeting in Athens, Greece, on June 25th and 26th, 2013, and discussed the economic and social aspects of the current global crisis and the impact of big events such as the Olympic Games in the economic development.