In a new opinion the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) fully supports the objectives of the European Roadmap on Critical Technologies for Security and Defence, which is particularly timely in view of the war in Ukraine.
To secure a more prosperous future for their citizens, Western Balkan governments need to address the problems encountered by young people, who hold the key to such a future. Sufficient and transparent budget allocations for youth policy development and the inclusion of young people in the EU accession process are a prerequisite for facilitating positive changes and improving the situation of young people in the region.
In its July plenary the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) called on the European Commission to strengthen the social aspects of key proposals to align EU rules on sustainable products, ecodesign and sustainable textiles.
On 19 July, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a high-level conference on relief and reconstruction of Ukraine, at which it pledged its full support for the war-ravaged country on all fronts.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is proud to announce the finalists, by category, for the first ever EU Organic Awards,
This new directive should not depart from well-established international standards on human rights and environmental protection across transnational value chains, says the EESC in a new report.
El Comité Económico y Social Europeo (CESE) señala las oportunidades que presenta la revolución digital, pero también advierte de sus peligros: si se implantan con demasiada rapidez, las soluciones digitales podrían dar lugar a la exclusión de gran parte de la población de la UE. La tecnología digital no debe reemplazar el papel de los seres humanos, sino complementarlo y, al mismo tiempo, debe ser inclusiva y proteger a los grupos vulnerables, como las personas mayores.
Statement by Christa Schweng, president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and Dimitris Dimitriadis, president of the Section for External Relations (REX)
How should wages and company profits be taxed in a way that answers the needs of today's work environment? In an opinion adopted during its July plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee takes up this challenge, while welcoming and encouraging the rise of teleworking.
The single market has been a source of wealth and cohesion for the EU; it makes perfect sense. It is still fragmented, and this has a huge cost, but we have many tools to make it work and slash the costs of non-Europe.
La presidenta del CESE
Noticias de actualidad
The 2022 prize will reward effective, innovative and creative initiatives which aim to create a better future for European youth and with European youth by tackling the specific needs of young people and contributing to their empowerment and participation in all spheres of economic and social life (category 1) or help civilians suffering as a result of the war in Ukraine (category 2).
Los miembros del Comité Económico y Social Europeo condenan la invasión injustificada y no provocada de Ucrania por parte del Gobierno ruso y expresan su solidaridad con el pueblo ucraniano, al tiempo que piden acciones firmes tanto a escala nacional como de la UE en un espíritu de unidad en estos momentos dramáticos.
Dictámenes de actualidad
Since the deep freeze of the TTIP negotiations, the Transatlantic partners – the EU and the US – are starting new ways of co-operation under the so called Trade and Technology Council (TTC), which was launched at the EU-US summit in Brussels on 15 June 2021. ...
In the Declaration from the EU-Western Balkans Summit held on 6 October 2021 in Brdo, Slovenia, leaders from the EU and the Western Balkans launched a dedicated Agenda for the Western Balkans on Innovation, Research, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport - a comprehensive, long-term cooperation strategy that aims to "promote scientific excellence as well as reform of the region’s education systems, create further opportunities for the youth, and help prevent brain drain". ...
European citizens are interested in developments in the implementation of digital technology solutions, with a view to simplifying the necessary administrative procedures in relation to the authorities or in everyday life in society. A digitally literate population can benefit, through digital identity, from simplified access to the services provided by public authorities or the business environment.
This Directive will set out a horizontal framework to foster the contribution of businesses operating in the single market to the respect of the human rights and environment in their own operations and through their value chains, by identifying, preventing, mitigating and accounting for their adverse human rights, and environmental impacts, and having adequate governance, management systems and measures in place to this end.
The EESC believes that the single market is essentially about achieving social and economic convergence aimed at reducing inequalities and ensuring that worsening social imbalances do not end up becoming serious obstacles to European integration. The EESC recommends a coordinated approach between Member States on the marketing of products affected by the crisis in Ukraine. The crisis caused by Russia’s aggression has created formidable supply restrictions.