In this brochure, we have put together a series of semester-related opinions and an information report in which the EESC makes policy recommendations on the various elements of the European Semester.
This publication is the third edition of the summary of relevant EESC opinions on "Completing Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union: The views of organised civil society".
The Civil Society Prize, now in its eleventh year, was launched by the EESC to reward and encourage initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting the common values that bolster European cohesion and integration. A different theme is chosen each year, covering an important area of the EESC's work, such as for example, solidaritywith migrants, the fight against poverty and social exclusion, European values, Roma integration, promoting diversity and tolerance, and sustainable growth and development…
In the first half of 2020, Croatia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first time since it joined the EU. The Croatian Presidency programme will rest on four pillars that will promote a strong, prosperous and sustainable Europe based on common values and the principles of equality, inclusiveness, cohesion and convergence.
Culture and the arts are key drivers for the future of Europe. I am therefore pleased to propose a short publication on culture and civil society, summarising the rEUnaissance – A cultural vision for Europe on Culture panel, which took place on 31 October 2019, during the EESC plenary session.
It is clear that what we need is a new renaissance for Europe, supported by a dynamic and open cultural narrative.This is one of the reasons why I made “culture” one of the priorities of my presidency.
This leaflet is part of a series of publications published in the context of the cultural events organised by the EESC.
The EESC will host a photographic exhibition entitled "Industrial heritage of the town of Sisak – Past & Present", featuring a series of photos from the city of Sisak, in Croatia. A launch event is planned for Wednesday 27 November, in conjunction with the meeting of the Section for Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment (NAT).
This interim report highlights the main findings of the first country visits led by the EESC Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law (FRRL) Group to Romania, Poland, Hungary, Austria and France.
The EESC adopted its contribution to the 2020 European Commission work programme and beyond on 30 October 2019. Sustainable development must be at the heart of the future of Europe. The EESC calls for an overarching EU 2050 strategy to implement the 2030 Agenda. This publication summarizes the main political priorities of the Committee.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has been actively involved in the European social enterprise and social economy agenda for more than 10 years and supports social enterprise growth and development as a key element of the European social model.
The EESC adopted its contribution to the 2020 European Commission work programme and beyond on 30 October 2019. The EU must focus on climate change, digitalisation, the rule of law and globalisation and embrace a new system of governance, one that more closely involves civil society organisations.