An EESC conference on the future long term budget of the European Union calls for a swift agreement on an adequate and properly reformed financial framework that strengthens the European Union
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The EESC conference in Rome pointed to many shortcomings in Italy's live-in care sector, which is on the rise in the country shown to be the second "oldest" in the world according to recent figures
More than 100 civil society representatives adopted their contribution to the EU-Western Balkans Heads of State Summit in Sofia
On 5-6 May, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted the first European Citizens’ Panel, which was convened to prepare a public consultation on the Future of Europe. A group of 80 European citizens from 27 Member States came to the EESC premises in Brussels to work together and draft a 12-question online consultation.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has used an own-initiative opinion to call for sufficient funding resources to be put in place for implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights. Adopted at its plenary session on 19 April 2018, the opinion calls for improvements in the Member States and a robust commitment in terms of budget, investment and current spending to make the Social Pillar a reality.
EESC opinion calls for strong industrial and manufactory policy based on reciprocity
EU accession remains a key motivation for reforms in the countries of the Western Balkans
Milena Angelova from Bulgaria, member of the Employers' Group, will be one of the two vice-presidents of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) for a two-and-a-half year term from 2018 to 2020. She will be responsible for budget matters.
Isabel Caño Aguilar (España), miembro del Grupo de Trabajadores, será una de las dos vicepresidentas del Comité Económico y Social Europeo (CESE), por un periodo de dos años y medio entre 2018 y 2020, y será responsable de la comunicación. Desempeñará uno de los cargos principales del CESE, junto con el nuevo presidente, Luca Jahier (Italia), antiguo presidente del Grupo de Actividades Diversas, y la vicepresidenta Milena Angelova (Bulgaria), miembro del Grupo de Empresarios, que será la responsable de asuntos presupuestarios.
Italy’s Luca Jahier has been elected as the 32nd president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the EU body representing organised civil society, which he will head for the next two and a half years. The two new vice-presidents will be Milena Angelova (Bulgaria) for budget and Isabel Caño Aguilar (Spain) for communication. Read the inaugural speech.