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Ongoing (updated on 06/09/2022)
Reference: 
REX/555-EESC

The Mediterranean region is strongly exposed to climate change and faces fast-rising temperatures, water scarcity and coastal erosion. Energy transition plays an important role in climate change mitigation on both shores of the Mediterranean.

 

Ongoing (updated on 05/01/2022)
Reference: 
/-EESC-2017-EESC-2017-05706-00-00-PAC-TRA
Plenary session: 
530 -
Dec 06, 2017 Dec 07, 2017

Statute and funding of European political parties and foundations

Adopted on 26/10/2022
Reference: 
NAT/857-EESC-2022
Plenary session: 
573 -
Oct 26, 2022 Oct 27, 2022

The aim of this OIO is to identify avenues for a transparent and credible sustainability-labelling framework, which is easy to understand and empowers consumers to make more sustainable food choices. The OIO would contribute to achieving more sustainable and healthy food systems in practice by exploring potential avenues to empower the consumer to make more sustainable buying decisions.

EESC opinion: Towards a sustainable food labelling framework to empower consumers to make sustainable food choices

Adopted on 26/10/2022
Reference: 
SOC/730-EESC-2022
Plenary session: 
573 -
Oct 26, 2022 Oct 27, 2022

This opinion draws attention to  the needs of family members taking care of older, chronic ill or disabled relatives. Informal carers, as they are called, represented by a majority of women, work for free, and are more vulnerable to falling into poverty. The opinion calls for public policies in this field and a recognition of their important societal role.

EESC opinion: The role of family members caring for people with disabilities and older persons: the explosion of the phenomenon during the pandemic

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