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Plenary debate with Jan Lipavský, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
EESC plenary debate linked to the adoption of the opinions SOC/726 on Combatting violence against women and SOC/731 on Gender equality, with Christina Fabre, Team leader on gender-based violence, European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE).
Volunteering trends in the European Union, new forms of volunteering, but also public authorities' support for organisations and volunteers and their economic role, were among the subjects discussed at the conference on Volunteers – citizens building the future of Europe, held at the European Solidarity Centre on Thursday 7 July.
Gdánsk, Poland, 7 July 2022
On 29 June, the Civil Society Organisations' Group (Group III) held a webinar entitled Youth in the post-war reconstruction process. The webinar was organised in the context of the European Year of Youth 2022 and moderated by Group III Member Katrīna Leitāne, who is chairing the EESC coordination group for the European Year.
EESC plenary debate with H. E. Ambassador Vsevolod CHENTSOV, Head of the Ukrainian Mission to the European Union, Marta BARANDIY, representing Promote Ukraine, and Mariya KOROLCHUK, representing the Community Organised Relief Effort (CORE) and Funky Citizens
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), just a week ahead of the EU Council Summit, adopted its second Resolution on Ukraine, strongly supporting the country's unconditional candidate status to the EU. The European civil society will be working hand in hand with Ukraine for Ukraine on the reconstruction of the country delivering a stronger, greener, more resilient and sustainable European partner.
EESC plenary debate with Dubravka ŠUICA, Vice-President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography