EESC Vice-President Gonçalo Lobo Xavier at the European Industry Day
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While endorsing the Commission's reform proposals, the EESC calls for the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality to be applied
More integrated and strengthened financial supervision is needed to make progress towards the completion of the Capital Markets Union (CMU), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) urged at its plenary session in February.
This was the main message from the public hearing on a possible future multilateral court, held by the EESC on 20 February in Brussels.
On 7 and 8 February, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) held a "policy learning forum" to explore ways of creating new learning and training opportunities for low-skilled adults, who account for 25% of Europe's workforce and total more than 64 million people.
Opening the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference at the European Commission on February 20, the President of the European Economic and Social Committee, Georges Dassis, said: "the transition to a circular economy is a great opportunity for civil society. It is already happening on the ground. We can feel it from the commitment and involvement of our businesses, the many initiatives taking place at local and regional level, ...
The EU should, among other things, strengthen the mandate of ENISA as the EU cybersecurity agency, create a certification framework at European level, and focus on the education and protection of internet users.
The EESC study on the future evolution of civil society organisations (CSOs) identifies the main challenges, develops scenarios of change and includes practical recommendations.
Women with disabilities should be able to take decisions on matters that concern them and be fairly represented in public institutions, disability organisations said at an EESC public hearing.
Article by Enrico Gibellieri, co-rapporteur of opinion CCMI/153 - Industrial change in the health sector
All Member States, with the exception of the United Kingdom, Denmark and Malta, have decided to launch permanent structured cooperation (PESCO), pursuant to Section 2 (Articles 42 to 46) and Protocols 10 and 11 to the TEU. The will to introduce a type of differentiated integration has arisen as a political response to the demand from European citizens for greater security.