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  • Luca Jahier, President of the EESC 2018 - 2020 - 534th Plenary Session - New presidency - Inaugural Session
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    Luca Jahier, EESC President

    In an inspiring speech, delivered on 18 April at the EESC plenary, which marked the end of the presidency of Georges Dassis and welcomed the new presidency of Mr Jahier, the new president set out the four priorities of his programme: sustainable development, promotion of peace, strengthening the role of culture and giving a voice to Europe’s young people.

    rEUnaissance: Dare a sustainable Europe
  • In this issue:

    • Our members address water-related challenges, in the context of the EESC's call for an EU Blue Deal - a comprehensive water strategy for Europe
    • Guest article by Hasmik Barseghyan, President of the European Youth Parliament for Water and Advisory Committee Member of the United Nations' University FLORES
    • Interview with rapporteur Ioannis Vardakastanis on Blue Diplomacy
    • Reports on recent events
    Civil Society Organisations' Bulletin - October 2023
  • In this issue:

    • Our members comment on the European Commission's Fit for 55 package
    • Guest article by Christiane Lambert, President of COPA
    • Guest article by Alex Keynes, Clean Vehicles Manager, Transport & Environment
    • The role of finance and banking in Europe's recovery - A Group debate with Commissioner Mairead McGuinness
    • What happened to the EESC opinion NAT/788? - An interview with rapporteur and EESC Vice-President Cillian Lohan
    Diversity Europe Group Newsletter - September 2021
  • In this issue:

    • Our members write about efforts and proposals to protect the environment and to combat climate change
    • Guest article by Johanna Sandahl, President of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
    • Guest article by Doris Letina, Vice-President of the European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA)
    • What happened to the EESC opinion NAT/808? - An interview with rapporteur Arnaud Schwartz
    Diversity Europe Group Newsletter - July 2021
  • Liaison Group Newsletter
    • Editorial by EESC President Luca Jahier
    • New interim co-chair from CSO members
    • Civil Society Days on 22-23 April
    • ECI Day on 25 February
    • ECAS New European Citizens' Initiative Forum
    • LLLP and ECAS campaign on Learning Democracy
    • and much more
  • Image showing the title Liaison Group Newsletter
    • Editorial by Luca Jahier
    • Liaison Group welcomes nine new member organisations
    • ECAS Online Disinformation Conference
    • Events by EEB, RED, CEV, Volonteurope, LLLPlatform and many more
  • In this issue: 

    •  Overview of the Extraordinary Group III meeting in Finland
    •  Empowering Women through International Trade 
    •  Reflections on the EESC media seminar in Malaga
    •  Upcoming events in November: New Role Models for Societies in Europe & Day of the Liberal Professions 
    Diversity Europe Group newsletter - October 2019