Kaupunkipolitiikka

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  • Adopted on 26/05/2010
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    ECO/273-EESC-2010-760
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Italy
    Plenary session number
    463
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  • Adopted on 16/07/2009
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    TEN/366-EESC-2009-1196
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    United Kingdom
    Plenary session number
    455
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  • Adopted on 17/09/2008
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    ECO/218-EESC-2008-1525
    Employers - GR I
    Netherlands
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Italy
    Plenary session number
    447
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  • Adopted on 29/05/2008
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    TEN/320-EESC-2008-982
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Spain
    Employers - GR I
    Spain
    Plenary session number
    445
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  • Adopted on 25/04/2007
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    ECO/188-EESC-2007-01-01-600
    Employers - GR I
    Netherlands
    Plenary session number
    435
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  • Adopted on 16/12/2004
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    ECO/155-EESC-2004-1654
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Hungary
    Plenary session number
    413
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  • Mr Ostrowski, EESC member, participated in the conference on the Urban Agenda for the EU, organized under the Polish Presidency in Visegrad Group held on 27th October in Warsaw

  • Mr van Iersel, President of the ECO Section and Mr Haken, vice-president of the ECO Section, represented the EESC at the Informal Meeting of Ministers responsible for urban policy which took place on 30 May 2016 in Amsterdam. After decades of working together towards a common European urban project, it is within this context that the 28 Ministers, along with representatives from other EU Institutions, cities and urban authorities agreed on the "Pact of Amsterdam" which sets out the principles of the EU Urban Agenda.

  • Mr van Iersel, President of the ECO Section, attended the Informal Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Urban Matters which took place on 27 November 2015 in Luxembourg. Topics raised concerned the possible added-value of small and mediums-sized cities in cross-border regions, the progress towards the EU Urban Agenda, the urban challenges of the refugee situation and most importantly the Luxembourg Presidency Conclusions, a document which sums up the high-level representatives’ declared opinion on the aforementioned matters (see below). This meeting was an essential milestone towards the EU Urban Agenda, a brand new initiative which the EESC has requested for years.

  • Debate

    The EESC is convinced that islands, mountainous regions and sparsely populated areas face significant challenges and that there is a solid legal basis that obliges the EU to take action in order to tackle these challenges. In this context, the organised civil society has an important role to play and through this debate, the aim is to find the best practices and solutions so that these regions can perform better and recover from the multiple crises. Therefore the EESC- ECO section has decided to organise this public debate in the framework of the EESC own-intiative opinion on "Main challenges that EU islands, mountain and sparsely populated areas face.