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17/03/2021
Statement by
EESC President Christa Schweng / Brikena Xhomaqi, Co-chair of the EESC Liaison Group
Organisation: 
European Economic and Social Committee

Organised civil society is a key player in our democracies in Europe. We need to involve it in the current recovery and reconstruction process to make sure that no one is left behind on our way towards a sustainable Europe in 2030 and beyond.

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Joint statement by the EESC Liaison Group Co-Chairs - No sustainable recovery in Europe without civil society

10/03/2021
Statement by
President Christa Schweng
Organisation: 
European Economic and Social Committee

Statement by EESC President Christa Schweng
I welcome today's signature of the joint declaration between the European Commission, European Parliament and the Council that sets out the Conference on the Future of Europe. The European Economic and Social Committee is looking forward to actively contributing to the debate, being invited as an observer.

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10/03/2021

Statement by EESC President Christa Schweng
I welcome today's signature of the joint declaration between the European Commission, European Parliament and the Council that sets out the Conference on the Future of Europe. The European Economic and Social Committee is looking forward to actively contributing to the debate, being invited as an observer.

Read the full statement here

04/03/2021
Statement by
Christa Schweng, President of the European Economic and Social Committee and Laurenţiu Plosceanu, President of the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC)
Organisation: 
European Economic and Social Committee

We are looking forward to working on the European Commission's three major initiatives: a Communication on "the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan", a Proposal for a Directive to "strengthen the application of the principle of equal pay for equal work or work of equal value between men and women through pay transparency and enforcement mechanisms" as well as on "the Strategy for the rights of persons with disabilities 2021 – 2030".

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