This document provides a summary of the discussion entitled "The European social model – can we still afford it in the globalised world?" which was held in Sopot (Poland) on 27 September 2018. The panel was organised by the EESC Employers' Group in the scope of the European Forum for New Ideas.
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The exhibition “Food for Thought” features a series of 23 oil-on-canvas paintings by the artist, Bruce Thurman. This exhibition takes the form of an “illustrated cookbook”, carrying viewers on a journey of exploration through the variety of recipes found across Europe. Its purpose is to showcase Europe’s rich and various food cultures, on the one hand, and to explore the diversity and similarity found in European food culture, on the other.
Taking office in April 2018, President Luca Jahier has launched an agenda for change based on three priorities: sustainable development, peace and culture. Articulating his workprogramme on those priorities, Jahier called for a new Renaissance, a vast and powerful humanistic movement that would allow the EU to bring to fruition the new transformative revolutions of the 21st century.
In November 1995, at the Euro-Mediterranean Conference in Barcelona, foreign affairs ministers of the EU and Mediterranean partner countries concluded a regional partnership, the aim of which was to establish a common area of peace and stability, create an area of shared prosperity, develop human resources, promote understanding between cultures and foster exchanges between civil societies.
This publication is a summary of the preliminary findings of the study commissioned by the Diversity Europe Group and conducted by the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS), entitled Societies outside Metropolises – The role of civil society organisations in facing populism. It aims at identifying the factors influencing citizens’ choices in favor of populism in societies in non-metropolitan areas. It also highlights the role played by CSOs in preventing and opposing populism.
An exhibition of paintings entitled Edvard Stepančič and constructivism across borders will be presented at the EESC, in Foyer 6 from 17 till 26 October. The exhibition features a private collection of 21 original pieces of artwork and will be opened on Wednesday 17 October at 1 p.m. by EESC President Luca Jahier.
The present report focuses on the human resources activities of Directorate HRF. Its purpose is to show what HR does to get and keep EESC staff – as individuals and as a group in an optimal position to contribute to the overall mission of the EESC.
This publication presents the Diversity Europe Group (Group III) of the European Economic and Social Committee.
The aim of this study is to provide policy suggestions on bottom-up climate action in the European Union. The study draws its recommendations from a unique analysis which maps existing European-led multi-stakeholder initiatives that address climate change and identifies needs and challenges experienced by a range of stakeholders. The main question of this study is: “What does it take to accelerate non-state climate actions and to enhance effectiveness?”
This study sets out to outline the different dimensions of the digital transformation on sectors and business models, and hence on the quantity and quality of work.