In late November, the European Commission is expected to kick-off the annual cycle of economic policy coordination, including the publication of the new recommendations for the euro area for 2023.
Sekce Hospodářská a měnová unie, hospodářská a sociální soudržnost (ECO) - Related Events
Event organised in partnership with Confrontations Europe on 5 December 2022, from 9:00 to 16:00 hours.
The Council of the EU has started its discussion on the Cohesion policy after 2027 with the objective to give political guidance on the kind of Cohesion policy that Member States consider appropriate. On 8 November 2022, from 11:30 to 13:00, the EESC organised a public debate is of great relevance for organised civil society who is an important partner in the design and implementation of cohesion policy programmes.
The negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women's social and economic situations triggered a debate on the urgent need for a gender-sensitive policy response to the pandemic. In this context, the establishment of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) – the EU's biggest financial instrument supporting recovery in the Member States – was an opportunity to channel extraordinary resources towards measures that take into account the principles of gender equality.
The exhibition features a series of images charting the history of the euro.
It focuses on a combination of archive materials from the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU), information provided by the DG ECFIN of the European Commission and materials from the Croatian National Bank.
The exhibition also features cartoons and posters about the 2002 launch of the euro, which quickly rose to become the most widely used currency worldwide.
Event organised in partnership with LIGHT on Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 14:00 - 17:30.
The workshop of the ECO section in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities.
In the context of a constantly evolving economic environment and high uncertainty, the ECO section organises a conference to have an open and inclusive debate with policy-makers, civil society representatives and economic researchers to inform and influence the economic policy debates at EU and national levels.
The EESC organised a hearing with the title: "Recapitalising EU companies. An innovative way towards sustained and inclusive recovery" in order to present the views of relevant stakeholders, including SMEs, on equity funding.
The rapid progress of digitalisation is leading to financial innovation including the potential introduction of digital central bank currencies. In the EU, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission are currently working on plans for the introduction of an electronic form of money issued by the Eurosystem (the ECB and national central banks), a digital euro, which would be accessible to all citizens and firms as a complement to cash. Against this background, the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO section) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is currently working on an own-initiative opinion on the prospects of such a digital euro.
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