This study was carried out by Steluța Enache, Co-ordinator of the "Labour Market and Job Quality Observation Office" of the National Trade Union Bloc (BNS) at the request of the workers' group of the EESC.
The EESC and the European Commission agree that successful implementation of the EU Energy Union – together with achieving concrete results at the crucial Climate Agreement talks in Paris at the end of 2015 – will depend very much on putting in place a reliable and transparent governance system.
This will help to ensure that the EU meets its targets.
“Your Europe, Your Say!” is an annual initiative that gives young people the opportunity to get a taste of how EESC decision-making works and engage in debates about some of the most challenging questions faced by Europe today.
Since the first “Your Europe, Your Say!” event was held in 2010, over 600 young people from almost 200 schools in the EU’s 28 Member States have taken part.
The European Economic and Social Committee welcomes on the 23th of April, the Spring of Optimism.
It's our Europe! It's our voice! But how to put this into practice?
The new EPTAC in 23 official languages facilitates public participation across the European Union, the world’s biggest transnational democracy, with its 28 member states, 500 regions and more than 100 000 municipalities.
This brochure is based on the 2013 Annual Activity Report issued in June 2014.
In line with the EESC's mission statement, this report aims to highlight what we are doing and why we are doing it!
"European media and informed citizenship" took centre stage at the 8th EESC civil society media seminar, organised under the Italian presidency in Milan from 27 to 28 November 2014.
Civil society plays a key role not only in fund raising and implementing development activities, but also in political processes.
Effective action can be accomplished through collaboration with social partners and interested NGOs, says the EESC. The end result will be sustainable economic, social and environmental growth in developing countries, which will help to eradicate poverty and facilitate inclusive growth.
Discover the Sámi people - through the works of Petter Engman, Máret Ánne Sara, Tanja Sanila and Jan-Eerik Paadar.
This publication is part of a series of catalogues published in the context of the exhibitions organized by the EESC.
The EESC’s activities in Latin America takes place in the framework of European Union (EU) policy on the region and, more specifically, through the strategic partnership between the EU, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), negotiations on association agreements with Central America, Mexico, Chile and Mercosur, the free trade agreement with Peru and Colombia and the EU-Brazil strategic partnership.