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Hyväksytyt on 13/07/2022
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REX/543-EESC-2022
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Jul 13, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

ETSK:n lausunto: Analysis the role of organised civil society in the new EU-Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific (OEACP) agreement, including the situation of the EPAs in this framework

Hyväksytyt on 13/07/2022
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REX/544-EESC-2022
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Jul 13, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

Since the deep freeze of the TTIP negotiations, the Transatlantic partners – the EU and the US – are starting new ways of co-operation under the so called Trade and Technology Council (TTC), which was launched at the EU-US summit in Brussels on 15 June 2021. ...

ETSK:n lausunto: The new EU-US Trade and Technology Council in action: priorities for business, workers and consumers and necessary safeguards

Hyväksytyt on 13/07/2022
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REX/553-EESC-2022-00778
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Jul 13, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

In the Declaration from the EU-Western Balkans Summit held on 6 October 2021 in Brdo, Slovenia, leaders from the EU and the Western Balkans launched a dedicated Agenda for the Western Balkans on Innovation, Research, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport - a comprehensive, long-term cooperation strategy that aims to "promote scientific excellence as well as reform of the region’s education systems, create further opportunities for the youth, and help prevent brain drain".  ...

ETSK:n lausunto: Youth Policy in the Western Balkans, as part of the Innovation Agenda for the Western Balkans

Hyväksytyt on 13/07/2022
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TEN/773-EESC-2022
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Jul 13, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

European citizens are interested in developments in the implementation of digital technology solutions, with a view to simplifying the necessary administrative procedures in relation to the authorities or in everyday life in society. A digitally literate population can benefit, through digital identity, from simplified access to the services provided by public authorities or the business environment.

ETSK:n lausunto: Digital identity, data sovereignty and the path towards a just digital transition for citizens living in the information society

Hyväksytyt on 13/07/2022
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INT/973-EESC-2022
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Jul 13, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

This Directive will set out a horizontal framework to foster the contribution of businesses operating in the single market to the respect of the human rights and environment in their own operations and through their value chains, by identifying, preventing, mitigating and accounting for their adverse human rights, and environmental impacts, and having adequate governance, management systems and measures in place to this end.

ETSK:n lausunto: Sustainable corporate governance

Hyväksytyt on 13/07/2022
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INT/987-EESC-2022-01691-00-00-AC-TRA
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Jul 13, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

The EESC believes that the single market is essentially about achieving social and economic convergence aimed at reducing inequalities and ensuring that worsening social imbalances do not end up becoming serious obstacles to European integration. The EESC recommends a coordinated approach between Member States on the marketing of products affected by the crisis in Ukraine. The crisis caused by Russia’s aggression has created formidable supply restrictions. An "open strategic autonomy" should be adopted, especially in key sectors, to help build resilience, diversification and an ambitious trade agenda.

ETSK:n lausunto: The cost of non-Europe - the benefits of the single market