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May 2019

In this issue:

  • Millions of citizens with disabilities will not be able to cast their ballots in European elections
  • EESC puts forward blueprint for Future of Europe
  • EESC calls for action to uphold democracy amid alarming reports from EU civil society
  • The White Dove way - EESC proposes a plan to make EU the peace-building leader both in Europe and globally
April 2019

 

 

  • Young Europeans want education and social media to boost democracy and citizen participation in the EU
  • At ten YEYS is more relevant than ever, says initiator
  • YEYS as seen by former participants: a transformative experience
  • A digital history of YEYS
March 2019

 

Also in this issue:
 

  • EESC votes in favour of EU-supported decent minimum income
  • EESC proposes new Sustainable Dietary Guidelines for Europe
  • Commissioner Hogan at EESC: decision on CAP budget lies now with co-legislators
February 2019
Barnier at the EESC: The worst thing for Europe is silence

 

Also in this issue:

 

  • No-deal Brexit threatens the viability of the aeronautics and chemical industries
  • EESC to call for legal recognition of philanthropic activities in EU
  • Time to break the mourning silence on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
January 2019
  • "The past is a good teacher but not a destination for the future";
  • Without migrants, Europe's economic and social model is in danger, says the EESC;
  • Implementing the EU's green legislation must become a priority;
  • Romania's EU Presidency: a fresh start for the European project.
January 2019
  • Tastes of Danube - Breaking bread to break barriers
  • Women who fly with the SWANS
  • Aria Nuova: cultural heritage for social inclusion
  • Balkans Beyond Borders: unleashing the power of youth creativity to heal the wounds of war
  • Safe Passage: keeping the culture of human rights alive
November 2018
  • Commissioner Stylianides: rescEU is only a first upgrade of Civil Protection Mechanism
  • EESC wants civil society to play greater role in EU external action
  • 40% of EU budget should be earmarked for climate change
  • A strong, fully-funded CAP is essential
October 2018
  • Projects from 27 countries contend for the 2018 EESC Civil Society Prize;
  • EESC to advocate for an ambitious EU budget of at least 1.3% of EU GNI;
  • Closing the digital gender gap would boost Europe's GDP by 16 billion EUR;
  • Consumer rules should both protect consumers and help traders face the disruption brought about by booming e-commerce in Europe;
  • All unfair trade practices in the food supply chain must be prohibited, and all operators must be protected.
August 2018
  • 2018 Civil society Prize: applications open throughout the summer
  • The energy transition: potential benefits for Europe's regional economies
  • Europe must do more to protect women with disabilities
  • No more water privatisation, says EESC
July 2018
  • EESC turning 60 vows to take decisive and visionary action for a better Europe
  • "Direct payments must only go to active farmers", says the EESC as it calls for special support for young farmers
  • The European Union cannot forget its values while developing artificial intelligence, say EU policymakers
  • 27 recycled bottles to make a T-shirt
  • 2018 Civil Society Prize on identities, European values and cultural heritage in Europe

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