The conference originally planned for 12 March, rescheduled for 2 July is now being again rescheduled. The organisers are now planning to hold the event on 26 November 2020. (Read more...)
Rewarding solidarity initiatives to tackle the Covid-19 emergency and its consequences in Europe
The Civil Solidarity Prize will reward up to 29 not-for-profit initiatives carried out by natural persons, civil society organisations or private companies which aim to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and its manifold consequences.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising a public hearing on "The rule of law and its impact on economic growth" on Tuesday, 8 September 2020, from 2:30 p.m.
The event will bring together a wide range of civil society organisations to discuss the economic importance of the rule of law and other fundamendal values of the EU, based on the findings and recommendations of an EESC own-initiative opinion.
In an exploratory opinion requested by the German Presidency of the Council, the EESC sets out "diversity management" measures for ensuring that migrants and ethnic minorities are better included in and integrated into the workplace and society.
The EESC EU-Japan Follow-up Committee will meet in the morning of 17 July. Items for discussion on the agenda are the EU-Japan Relations in the post COVID-19 era and Research and innovation. In addition to this, the Follow-up Committee will assess the current mandate period and reflect on future perspectives.
With the participation of Peter ALTMAIER, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Debates with Margarítis SCHINÁS, Commission Vice-President for Protecting our European Way of Life and with Commissioner Paolo GENTILONI.
The world is facing a climate emergency causing unprecedented economic, social and environmental challenges. Ambitious policy and action are necessary at all levels to accelerate a just transition to a sustainable future, while leaving no one behind. This is particularly relevant in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has exposed the fragility of the current system. ► Watch again
Representatives of the European and Georgian Domestic Advisory Groups (DAGs), set up under the Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Georgia, held their fifth joint meeting virtually on 9 July 2020.
Celebration of the Schuman Declaration at the EESC, with Jean Quatremer, French journalist and Pierre Kroll, Belgian cartoonist.