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8th Meeting of the EU-Serbia Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee
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Civil society representatives from both Serbia and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) asked the EU institutions to monitor more effectively the reforms in the area of the rule of law in Serbia and other EU candidate countries in a joint declaration issued as an outcome of the 8th meeting of the EU-Serbia Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) that took place in Brussels on 27 February.

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Es necesario reforzar el proyecto europeo para afrontar en mejores condiciones un mundo en transición: esta fue la principal conclusión de la mesa redonda celebrada el 4 de marzo en la sede de la Representación de la Comisión Europea en Madrid con el título “Políticas europeas para un mundo en transición: retos ante las próximas elecciones europeas”.

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El 20 de febrero, el Comité Económico y Social Europeo (CESE) aprobó el dictamen «Por una Directiva marco europea sobre la renta mínima», en el que pide a la Comisión Europea que introduzca un marco de la UE vinculante que establezca una renta mínima adecuada en toda Europa, adaptada al nivel de vida de cada Estado miembro. 

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8 / 2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) discussed the key role that organised civil society must play for the future of Europe during an event on 21 February 2019 - just over 90 days from the European elections - that brought together the highest representatives of the European institutions and civil society organisations from across the entire EU.

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4 / 2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the EU house of organised civil society, represented by its Diversity Europe Group, met at Queen's University in Belfast on 15 February 2019 to take stock of the Brexit process and focus on its consequences for the Northern Ireland peace process.

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3 / 2019

The January plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted a debate with the Romanian Prime Minister Vasilica-Viorica Dăncilă on the priorities of the Romanian EU presidency for the first semester of 2019. EESC President Luca Jahier underlined how important it was, on the eve of the EU elections, to restore the trust of the European people in politics.