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22/09/2022
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47/2022

At the EESC plenary debate with Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas, the EESC reiterated its unwavering support for a European Health Union. It urged the Commission to be ambitious in the implementation of the new European care strategy, which aims to ensure that each and every European has access to affordable and high-quality healthcare

22/09/2022
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46/2022

A debate on challenges and prospects for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) welcomed the measures for SMEs announced in the State of the Union address and discussed EESC proposals to make business transfers easier amid concern over their growing number.

21/09/2022
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45/2022

The EESC held a debate in plenary on the growing importance of organised civil society and cities in Europe's ability to face asymmetric shocks and unforeseen crises. This was linked to the adoption of two opinions, on Flexible Assistance to Territories (FAST-CARE) and on the Ljubljana Agreement on the Urban Agenda of the EU. The Committee welcomes both initiatives, but finds they miss the bar in terms of properly empowering and involving organised civil society.

16/09/2022
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44/2022

V rámci konference občanské společnosti na vysoké úrovni na téma Politika v oblasti mládeže v zemích západního Balkánu, kterou uspořádal Evropský hospodářský a sociální výbor (EHSV), byl zdůrazněn klíčový význam mladých lidí pro budoucnost tohoto regionu a byla vyslovena výzva k aktivnímu zapojení mládeže do tvorby politik.

20/07/2022
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41

On 19 July, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a high-level conference on relief and reconstruction of Ukraine, at which it pledged its full support for the war-ravaged country on all fronts.

20/07/2022
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40/2022

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is proud to announce the finalists, by category, for the first ever EU Organic Awards, co-organised with the European Commission and other partners to reward excellence along the European organic value chain.

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