The new, long-awaited, five-year strategy should be updated and implemented without delay, to help prevent any further erosion of gender equality caused by the pandemic
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To adjust to the new world of work, people will need many skill sets acquired in different learning environments.
Up to three times as many people are being displaced annually due to natural disasters as to armed conflicts or other forms of violence, and much of what is now international migration started out as weather-related internal displacement.
Der Europäische Wirtschafts- und Sozialausschuss (EWSA), das Haus der organisierten Zivilgesellschaft in Europa, ist ein idealer Partner, wenn es darum
On 26 February, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a high-level conference at which it brought together leading actors in disability policy to discuss the EU's new strategy in the field, which is in the making and is expected to have a profound effect on millions of EU citizens with disabilities in all spheres of life over the next decade.
Regulating social media, developing media literacy and supporting independent quality journalism - these are some of the main prerequisites for combating disinformation and safeguarding EU democracy, says the EESC
Mehr als jeder Fünfte in der EU ist von Armut oder sozialer Ausgrenzung bedroht. Deshalb schlägt der EWSA Mindeststandards für die Arbeitslosenversicherung vor, um Arbeitslose besser zu unterstützen, zu schützen und wieder in Arbeit zu bringen – und zwar ganz unabhängig davon, wo in der EU sie leben.
Top proposals include full harmonisation of the new agenda with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and strengthened EU-level supervision of its application so as to ensure freedom from discrimination for people with disabilities and their acceptance as part of human diversity and humanity throughout the EU.
A recent hearing at the EESC showcased many programmes and projects disproving myths that persons with disabilities are unable to work or too expensive to accommodate in the workplace.
Nationality is a bond between a citizen and a state, whether by birthright or by naturalisation. However, in recent years several EU Member States have set up investor citizenship and residence schemes to attract investment. According to an opinion adopted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) at its October plenary session, this practice poses serious risks and should be banned in all EU Member States.