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Vastuvõetud arvamused on 17/07/2019
Viide: 
INT/880-EESC-2019-005220-00-00-ac-tra
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
545 -
Jul 17, 2019 Jul 18, 2019

The EESC believes that the practical applications of blockchain technologies can significantly improve the performance of social economy organisations, benefiting them, their members and, above all, their end users. Besides, the EESC believes that real involvement of social economy and civil society organisations is imperative to ensure that the huge opportunities offered by the new technologies are geared towards delivering benefits, access, transparency and participation for all, and not just for a new "digital economy elite".

EMSK arvamus: Blockchain and distributed ledger technology as an ideal infrastructure for Social Economy (Own-initiative opinion)

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 17/07/2019
Viide: 
SOC/620-EESC-2019
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
545 -
Jul 17, 2019 Jul 18, 2019

The EESC calls for synergy between European PES Network strategy going beyond 2020 and the principles of the EPSR. An innovative role for PES in implementing national employment and labour market policies and in guaranteeing more effective services for companies has to be properly supported at national level with sufficient capacity, skilled staff, IT and technical equipment and financial support. Greater efforts should be made to monitor, evaluate and benchmark PES services to assess the effectiveness of these services in assisting jobseekers entering the labour market.

EMSK arvamus: The new role of public employment services (PES) in the context of the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights (own-initiative opinion)

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 17/07/2019
Viide: 
TEN/691-EESC-2019
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
545 -
Jul 17, 2019 Jul 18, 2019

EMSK arvamus: Transport, energy and services of general interest as drivers of sustainable European growth through the digital revolution (own-initiative opinion)

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 19/06/2019
Viide: 
SOC/625-EESC-2019
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

In a context where the European Commission proposed the reiteration of the 2018 Employment guidelines, the EESC opinion refers to and builds on the findings and recommendations it made in its 2018 opinion. Furthermore, it develops some additional aspects in view of recent developments and documents of the European Commission – such as the 2019 country reports. Thank you for clicking on the title of the opinion to read some more on the opinion's content!

EMSK arvamus: Guidelines for the employment policies of the Member States

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 19/06/2019
Viide: 
TEN/692-EESC-2019
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The EESC welcomes the fact that principle 20 of the European Pillar of Social Rights reaffirms the right to access essential services/SGEIs. These are a vital component of social justice and are underpinned by the principle of equal treatment of users, prohibiting any kind of discrimination or exclusion whatsoever, and by the principle of universal access to services of a high level of affordability and quality.

EMSK arvamus: For a better implementation of the Social Pillar, promoting essential services (own-initiative opinion)

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 19/06/2019
Viide: 
SOC/627-EESC-2019
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The EESC welcomes the Commission's Communication on Further Strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. It regrets that the short reflection period has not allowed for deeper consultation. The EESC recalls the essential watchdog role played by the civil society, which should be further supported. It reiterates its support for an EU mechanism to monitor rule of law and fundamental rights and proposes to establish an EU stakeholders Forum to debate solutions. The EESC also calls on the Commission to adopt a Strategy on communication, education and citizen awareness concerning these key issues.

EMSK arvamus: Further strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. State of play and possible next steps (Communication)

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 19/06/2019
Viide: 
INT/871-EESC-2019
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The opinion examines the possible introduction of a new concept into EU law: "low-profit". This concept would define all organisations that are likely to make a profit but that do not intend to distribute it to their owners or shareholders, as they have a different purpose.

EMSK arvamus: Towards an appropriate European legal framework for social economy enterprises (own-initiative opinion)

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 19/06/2019
Viide: 
ECO/489-EESC-2019-2019-00073-00-00
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The EESC notes that the international role of the euro has not yet recovered to the pre-financial crisis level. Whereas the European Commission's proposed measures are welcome and deemed necessary by the EESC, they may not go far enough given the extent of the euro area's social and economic challenges. Social cohesion, economic upward convergence and the promotion of competitiveness and innovation should be the basis on which the euro area's economy gathers pace and supports a stronger international role for the euro.

EMSK arvamus: Towards a stronger international role of the euro

Vastuvõetud arvamused on 19/06/2019
Viide: 
ECO/486-EESC-2019-00069-00-00
Täiskogu istungjärk: 
544 -
Jun 19, 2019 Jun 20, 2019

The EESC welcomes the Investment Plan for Europe for its contribution to the promotion of investment in the EU. The Committee calls for clearly set investment targets, regulatory simplification and further guidance in order to achieve greater geographical and sectoral balance. The EESC advocates for strengthened financial capacity for the InvestEU programme within the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 and calls for more efforts to raise awareness among European businesses and citizens about the benefits obtained from the Investment Plan for Europe.

EMSK arvamus: Investment Plan for Europe: stock-taking and next steps

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