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Ongoing (updated on 22/09/2021)
Reference: 
NAT/823-EESC-2021
Plenary session: 
563 -
Sep 22, 2021 Sep 23, 2021

The upcoming Slovenian Presidency of the EU has requested the Committee to draw up an exploratory opinion on the effective achievement of the Directive’s objectives in practice, on Member States’ best practices in regulating the agri-food chain, as well as on the steps needed so that this process does not come to a halt.

Ongoing (updated on 22/09/2021)
Reference: 
SOC/691-EESC-2021

Information memo: The impact of COVID-19 on fundamental rights and the rule of law across the EU and the future of democracy (own-initiative opinion – FRRL)

Ongoing (updated on 20/09/2021)
Reference: 
SOC/685-EESC-2021
Plenary session: 
563 -
Sep 22, 2021 Sep 23, 2021

This opinion, based on a referral by the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, aims at presenting the key elements of sustainable quality work during and after recovery. The EESC considers quality of work as one of the fundamental components of quality of life. The principle of quality of work for quality of life must be followed, as this is a prerequisite for sustainable social development. The EESC therefore firmly believes that it should be given special attention in EU policies, as it must prevent the risks of inequality, poverty, social exclusion and unfair competition. The EESC notes that the Recovery and Resilience Facility does not directly address the components of quality work, and therefore calls on the Commission to supplement this part of the facility. Vulnerable groups, such as precarious and young workers, who have been hit hardest by the epidemic, should not be overlooked.

 

Ongoing (updated on 20/09/2021)
Reference: 
NAT/821-EESC-2021
Plenary session: 
565 -
Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

The own-initiative opinion aims to contribute to the Farm to Fork Strategy objective to stimulate sustainable food processing, wholesale, retail, hospitality and food services practices by providing the views and experience from organised civil society and stakeholders from across the food supply chain and by highlighting producers' good practices to increase the availability and affordability of healthy, sustainable food options. 

Information memo: Aligning food business strategies and operations with the SDGs for a sustainable post-COVID-19 recovery (own-initiative opinion)

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