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24/01/2017

On Monday 23 January, the president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Georges Dassis participated in a high-level conference entitled The European Pillar of Social Rights: going forward together, organised by the European Commission (EC). This event marked the conclusion of the Commission's public consultation on an EU Pillar of Social Rights.

20/01/2017

The resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers highlights the uncertainties likely to follow the UK’s invocation of Article 50 - and Mrs May’s Lancaster House speech (17 January) the possibilities for a new UK-EU trade deal. Whilst any eventual outcome will be unique, there are basically seven broad options for the negotiators to pursue.

19/01/2017

Dear President,

On behalf of the European Economic and Social Committee, I am writing to congratulate you on your recent election to the position of President of the European Parliament. We look forward to continuing together the excellent cooperation between our two institutions.

Your election comes at a time of crisis for the European Union. A main objective of all the European actors ...


Egregio Presidente,

A nome del Comitato economico e sociale europeo, mi congratulo per la sua elezione a Presidente del Parlamento europeo! Ci aspettiamo di continuare a tutta l'eccellente cooperazione tra le nostre due istituzioni. ...

13/01/2017

On 12 January 2017, Georges Dassis, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, met Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator for the preparation and conduct of the negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. Mr Barnier informed President Dassis about the development of the situation related to "Brexit" and expressed ...

12/01/2017

On 12 January 2017, Georges Dassis, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, met Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator for the preparation and conduct of the negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.

12/01/2017

Politicians and civil society must act, says the EESC

The United Nations and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) presented the film Sold – a film about human trafficking by Jeffrey D. Brown - at Brussels' Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR on 10 January 2017. Opening the screening, together with Deborah Seward (Director of UNRIC), Madi Sharma, member of the EESC, said...

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