The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is contributing to the strategic debate on energy infrastructure with a position that is clear and leaves no doubt: discussions must revolve around citizens if we really want them to be a lever for the green and energy transition and to ensure an economic and social balance.
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To make the decarbonisation of the EU's energy and transport a success, those sectors need workers equipped with "new" skills, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) warns, as it calls on policy-makers to act without delay.
At its conference in Bilbao, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) urged the European Union to launch a European action plan stepping up cooperation between national health systems. The main goal: to provide better diagnoses, treatment and care to patients with rare diseases.
At its annual conference in Brussels, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) pointed out that the EU must do more to tackle energy poverty and protect its vulnerable citizens. The time has come to set out a clear strategy with an unequivocal commitment at all levels.
In an opinion adopted at the July plenary, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) highlighted the heavy impact of high prices on the EU's economy and called on national governments to implement measures to help vulnerable families and essential sectors.
The EU's economic system needs structural change and must be adjusted to become more resistant to future external shocks. Main priorities: improving its resilience, efficiency and strategic autonomy.
At its June plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) recommended reforming the EU's electricity market by liberalising where possible and regulating where necessary. Main priority: guarantee an affordable basic energy supply at regulated prices.
The April plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) saw the adoption of an opinion on the key factors for the transition to a long-term sustainable transport system.
A debate organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) revealed that it was crucial to adjust the European electricity market in order to overcome its weakness, the heavy dependency on gas, to finally provide EU consumers and companies with reliable and affordable energy.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) sounds the alarm bell and warns that the advantages of energy system digitalisation will only materialise if red tape is removed, consumers are encouraged to play an active part, and funding is allocated to up-skill workers.
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