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13/12/2011
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Speaker
Staffan Nilsson
Organisation: 
EESC

I have talked about getting more people in job, especially from specific groups, and about bringing together unemployed people and available vacancies. In fact this boils down to one question: How can we best assist jobseekers? Key words in this context are "efficiency" and "innovation". We need to strive for efficient and innovative assistance to jobseekers, which is the title of today's conference.

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SN speech 13.12.2011

21/03/2011
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Speaker
Staffan Nilsson
Organisation: 
EESC

EESC statement to the Spring European Council

The fight against poverty is at the heart of the EU agenda for growth in the economy, employment and society following the commitment of the heads of state or government to lift at least 20 million people out of poverty. However, the Commission acknowledges that the "most vulnerable in our societies have borne much of the impact of the economic crisis". The Communication on the Platform against Poverty notes that those hit hardest are the unemployed, low earners, children, young people and those experiencing severe material deprivation across all ages and communities.

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Opinion : Annual Growth Survey

Read the full statement of the EESC President to the Spring European Council 2011

08/02/2011
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President Staffan Nilsson
Organisation: 
EESC

"My work programme "Engaging People for a Sustainable Europe" has three pillars: Dialogue and participation- Sustainability and Growth- Solidarity and development. It fully supports our work on the Europe 2020 Strategy.

During my meeting with Mr Barroso he stressed that civil society organisations have a key role to play in the practical implementation of the reforms to be carried out in the framework of Europe 2020 Strategy." ...

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EESC President’s speech - Europe 2020 Steering Committee - 8 February 2011

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