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Vedtaget on 19/06/2019
Reference: 
SOC/627-EESC-2019
Plenarforsamling: 
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Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The EESC welcomes the Commission's Communication on Further Strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. It regrets that the short reflection period has not allowed for deeper consultation. The EESC recalls the essential watchdog role played by the civil society, which should be further supported. It reiterates its support for an EU mechanism to monitor rule of law and fundamental rights and proposes to establish an EU stakeholders Forum to debate solutions. The EESC also calls on the Commission to adopt a Strategy on communication, education and citizen awareness concerning these key issues.

Udvalgets udtalelse: Further strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. State of play and possible next steps (Communication)

Vedtaget on 19/06/2019
Reference: 
INT/871-EESC-2019
Plenarforsamling: 
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Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The opinion examines the possible introduction of a new concept into EU law: "low-profit". This concept would define all organisations that are likely to make a profit but that do not intend to distribute it to their owners or shareholders, as they have a different purpose.

Udvalgets udtalelse: Towards an appropriate European legal framework for social economy enterprises (own-initiative opinion)

Vedtaget on 15/05/2019
Reference: 
INT/875-EESC-2018
Plenarforsamling: 
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May 15, 2019 May 16, 2019

The exploratory opinion will aim to show how to boost social economy enterprises. It will seek to identify the best ways to strengthen their role in addressing tomorrow's challenges, in particular in the social field.

Udvalgets udtalelse: Social economy enterprises' contribution to a more cohesive and democratic Europe (Exploratory opinion at the request of the Romanian Presidency)

Vedtaget on 15/05/2019
Reference: 
CCMI/166-EESC-2018
Plenarforsamling: 
543 -
May 15, 2019 May 16, 2019

The revision of the energy performance in buildings directive will have a significant impact on economic activities in the construction sector by increasing the average rate of annual renovation and through the implementation of long term renovation strategies in Members States. This will have a positive impact on employment and open the opportunity to acquire new and additional skills and qualifications in order to ensure sustainable quality employment and competitiveness of the construction sector.

Udvalgets udtalelse: Working with asbestos in energy renovation (own-initiative opinion)

Vedtaget on 15/05/2019
Reference: 
INT/876-EESC-2018-05252-00-00-AC-TRA
Plenarforsamling: 
543 -
May 15, 2019 May 16, 2019

With this opinion the EESC welcomes the Commission's strong message on reinforcing the Single Market and the need for commitment from all Member States and citizens. The EESC calls for a Single Market that must be perceived as an opportunity to reassert European values, fundamental rights and duties to achieve progress and welfare for all Member States and citizens. Values like liberty, economic growth, democracy, peace, science and innovation, political stability, consumers and social rights must be present in citizens' mindset as a result of a process that started 60 years ago.

Udvalgets udtalelse: Single Market Communication

Vedtaget on 15/05/2019
Reference: 
INT/877-EESC-2018-05386-00-00-AC-TRA
Plenarforsamling: 
543 -
May 15, 2019 May 16, 2019

The EESC welcomes the coordinated plan and calls for urgency in its implementation. To succeed in global competition, the EU must be at the forefront in innovation and investment, following the principle of "human in command" and trustworthiness of AI.

Udvalgets udtalelse: Coordinated Plan on the development of Artificial Intelligence in Europe

Vedtaget on 15/05/2019
Reference: 
NAT/758-EESC-2018-06204
Plenarforsamling: 
543 -
May 15, 2019 May 16, 2019

In October 2018, the European Commission launched the updated European Bio-economy Strategy.  The purpose of this update to the 2012 Bio-economy Strategy was to address the challenges of living in a world of limited resources.

Udvalgets udtalelse: Communication updating the 2012 Bio-economy Strategy

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