Opinions in the spotlight

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Ongoing (updated on 18/09/2019)
Reference: 
SOC/615-EESC-2019
Plenary session: 
546 -
Sep 25, 2019 Sep 26, 2019

EESC section opinion: Implementation of the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration based on EU values (own-initiative opinion)

Ongoing (updated on 18/09/2019)
Reference: 
SOC/624-EESC-2019
Plenary session: 
546 -
Sep 25, 2019 Sep 26, 2019

EESC section opinion: The changing world of work and the longevity/ageing population - The preconditions for ageing workers to stay active in the new world of work (Exploratory opinion at the request of the Finnish Presidency)

Ongoing (updated on 19/09/2019)
Reference: 
SOC/626-EESC-2019
Plenary session: 
546 -
Sep 25, 2019 Sep 26, 2019

EESC section opinion: More efficient decision-making in social policy: Identification of areas for an enhanced move to qualified majority voting

Ongoing (updated on 18/09/2019)
Reference: 
INT/886-EESC-2019-01847
Plenary session: 
546 -
Sep 25, 2019 Sep 26, 2019

The Juncker Commission came into office with a commitment to focus on delivering the initiatives needed to support its political priorities and address the issues that really matter to people in the EU. In May 2015, the Commission published an extensive package of new measures to improve and strengthen its better regulation policy in four areas where progress was considered necessary: a) opening up policymaking; b) utilising better tools for better policies; c) keeping the existing stock of legislation fit for purpose; d) Advancing a common agenda with other EU institutions and Member States.

 

EESC section opinion: Better Regulation stocktaking (Communication)

Ongoing (updated on 19/09/2019)
Reference: 
TEN/694-EESC-2019
Plenary session: 
546 -
Sep 25, 2019 Sep 26, 2019

The EESC welcomes the proposal to use the passerelle clauses to establish a qualified majority in the Council and a co-decision system with the European Parliament. In this new set-up, the EESC could play an important role in supporting the trilogue and should be involved.

EESC section opinion: New institutional framework for energy and climate policy by 2025