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.
Since the end of last decade, several institutions of the European Union have called for public policies to boost the social economy at the European, national and regional levels. In this context and also in the context of the last crisis, a new generation of public policies for the social economy have emerged during this decade. The present study outlines a diversified selection of successful practices in public policies regarding the Social Economy across different European countries.
Transport and mobility are crucial for Europe's economy and competitiveness as well as for all citizens. However, the transport sector is currently undergoing a number of profound technological, economic and social transformations, which challenge its traditional features. In order to turn these challenges into opportunities and modernise mobility and transport in Europe, the European Commission has recently come up with a major political initiative entitled "Europe on the Move" and divided into three "mobility packages" published between May 2017 and May 2018.
Since the end of last decade, several institutions of the European Union have called for public policies to boost the social economy at the European, national and regional levels. In this context and also in the context of the last crisis, a new generation of public policies for the social economy have emerged during this decade.
The present research outlines a diversified selection of successful practices in public policies regarding the Social Economy across different European countries.