- Sustainable development must be better integrated in the semester
- Policies must boost high quality public and private investment
- Implementation of Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) is key
546th plenary session with the following guests: David Maria Sassoli, President of the European Parliament; Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman; Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission, Tuomas Saarenheimo, Permanent Under-Secretary for International Affairs and Financial Markets at the Finnish Ministry of Finance, Louka Katseli, former Greek Minister for the Economy and Christian Ebeke, Deputy Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund to th
I want to congratulate the elected President of the Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, for having built a strong College in such a short time. Mrs von der Leyen stood by her commitments to finalise a gender-balanced list of proposed Commissioners with strong credentials. ...
The EESC President
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Det Europæiske Økonomiske og Sociale Udvalg (EØSU) har lanceret sin civilsamfundspris 2019. Dette års tema er Flere kvinder i samfundslivet og det økonomiske liv i Europa, og prisen vil belønne innovative initiativer og projekter, der har som formål at kæmpe for lige muligheder for kvinder og mænd og lige behandling af dem i alle aspekter af det økonomiske liv og samfundslivet.
2019 is the year we are celebrating the ten-year anniversary of a real and living partnership – the Eastern Partnership (EaP). Over the last decade this partnership has gone through its share of difficulties. Yet, it not only endured - it developed, matured and delivered beyond what we foresaw at the beginning.
The Juncker Commission came into office with a commitment to focus on delivering the initiatives needed to support its political priorities and address the issues that really matter to people in the EU.
The EESC welcomes the proposal to use the passerelle clauses to establish a qualified majority in the Council and a co-decision system with the European Parliament. In this new set-up, the EESC could play an important role in supporting the trilogue and should be involved.