President Luca Jahier and the enlarged presidency of the European Economic and Social Committee will be visiting Poland on 10-12 June for a meeting to launch the new EESC presidency. Mr Jahier and the members taking part chose Krakow in Poland as a symbolic place of memory and to galvanise and enrich the culture of dialogue within the European Union.
During the visit to Poland they will take part in a debate at the University of Krakow, attended by Polish intellectuals, on the reconciliation through memory of the two lungs of Europe, bringing a breath of creative understanding between western and central and eastern Europe.
The enlarged presidency will also be visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The members of the enlarged presidency are: Luca Jahier, EESC president, Milena Angelova, EESC vice-president for Budget, Isabel Caño, EESC vice-president for Communication, Jacek Krawczyk, president of the Employers' group, Gabriele Bischoff, president of the Workers' group, Arno Metzler, president of the Diversity Europe group.
The section presidents will also attend the meeting: Stefano Palmieri, Ariane Rodert, Dilyana Slavova, Maurizio Reale, Christa Schweng, Pierre Jean-Coulon and Lucie Studničná.
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