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EESC Information Newsletter - July 2021 - 06/21


Dear Madam, dear Sir, 

It is my pleasure to invite you to the 562nd EESC Plenary Session. 

As of 1 July, Slovenia has taken the lead of the presidency of the Council of the EU. Therefore, on Thursday 8 July at 10 a.m. we will get acquainted with its priorities, presented by Anže Logar, the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs. 

On Wednesday 7 July at 2.45 p.m. we will hold a debate on A post-Covid economy that works for all - Towards a well-being economy? with Tim Jackson, economist; Fabrice Murtin, economist; Sandrine Dixson-Declève, co-president of the Club of Rome, and James Watson, ECON Director at Business Europe. 

On the same day at 5 p.m., Jayant Narayan, who is managing the World Economic Forum’s Global AI Action Alliance,  will present his views on Artificial Intelligence and Real Values: Our Digital Future.  

I will be glad to welcome you at our plenary session. To that end, I invite you to use webstreaming, which will allow you to follow all the votes and discussions remotely. 

Best regards,

Christa Schweng
EESC President 

The EESC plenary session on social media: to take part in the online discussions, follow @EU_EESC or the hashtag #EESCplenary. You can also post on our Facebook page via where the plenary session is announced. Don't forget that the plenary session is also streamed. Are your networks and organisations interested in our discussions? Let them know!