In making their choices, consumers cannot always take into account the digital dimension and the ecological dimension at the same time. A young consumer who would be tempted to replace his mobile phone every year to keep up with digital developments cannot at the same time take into account the environmental impact of the transport of devices often coming from Asia.
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The EESC will host the presentation of a study entitled "Moving towards a new, strengthened system of industrial relations resulting from the emergency COVID-19 measures" on Thursday 9 December, in the JDE building, meeting room JDE62.
The study, published in October 2021, will be presented by its authors at a meeting which is expected to take the form of an open debate between a panel of speakers, who will make statements on the topic, and the audience.
565th Plenary Session, with the following guests : Ursula VON DER LEYEN, President of the European Commission and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-president of the European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, Kadri SIMSON, Commissioner for Energy, Mairead McGUINNESS, Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union. Civil Society Prize Award Ceremony. You will be able to follow the debates by web streaming.
The EESC will hold its conference on the "Geopolitics of the Green Deal" in Brussels on 6 December 2021. This hybrid meeting, co-organised with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will look into the effects of the Green Deal on the position of the EU in the world.
The EESC co-organises with the Mayor of Lublin a Seminar on "CITIZENS SERVING CITIZENS: Co-creation and provision of services of general interest by civil society organisations".
The Euromed Summit has been regrettably postponed to 2022 due to new Covid19 variant & suspension of all international flights to Morocco.
We thank ALL participants/speakers/support teams for their efforts & understanding. New date will be announced once set!
A DAG-to-DAG is a joint civil society body between the partner countries of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), bringing together the separate DAGs of each party. This is the 2nd joint meeting of the EU and Singapore DAGs under the EU-Singapore FTA.
The event will take place both in Brussels and in Ljubljana in hybrid form. Registration for external participants will be open on this page until 25 November 2021.
Following the recommendations of the EESC own-initiative opinion on Youth Engagement on Climate and Sustainability, the EESC will host the second round table bringing youth climate activists and representatives of youth organisations together with high-level EU decision-makers to discuss EU policies on climate and sustainability.
On 26 November 2021, the EESC's Labour Market Observatory will hold a remote public hearing on A Just Transition for workers of European industries: fostering opportunities for reskilling and upskilling.
The green and digital transition have brought many challenges and opportunities for the EU industry. Investment in skills is essential to support the twin transition and to contribute to a fair recovery. The event will examine, through a discussion with civil society organisations and socio-professional stakeholders, how to ensure a just transition for workers of European industries, taking into consideration the need to strengthen opportunities for reskilling and upskilling. The event includes a webinar taking place in the context of the series of EESC events related to the New Industrial Strategy.