An interview with Tatjana BABRAUSKIENĖ, Head of International Relations at the Lithuanian Education and Science Trade Union. Currently a member of the NAT, SOC and REX sections, she's very active in education and its link to sustainable development.
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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) calls on the European Commission to publish an overdue report to consider extending the EU's sustainability taxonomy's scope to social objectives.
On 10 May, the vice-president of the European Parliament Evelyn Regner took part in the European Day of the Liberal Professions 2022, which was hosted by the Liberal Professions Category of the EESC. She spoke during the opening session of the annual conference, which focused on the topic of Liberal Professions: Lessons Learned and Challenges ahead. Various civil society and other institutional representatives participated in the event.
En cette période cruciale pour le commerce et le développement durable, le Comité économique et social européen (CESE) a organisé le premier Forum de la société civile européenne sur le commerce et le développement durable (CDD). Cette plateforme réunissait des représentants de la société civile, du monde universitaire et des institutions européennes et internationales afin de débattre d’idées innovantes et de formuler des recommandations concrètes sur l’avenir de la politique commerciale de l’UE.
An interview with Nicoletta MERLO, one of the youngest members of the EESC. She is National Head of Youth Policies for CISL, one of the largest Italian trade union confederations, and represents her confederation on the Italian National Youth Council. In 2017 she started a European experience in the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), which led her to be elected, in 2019, as a member of the Bureau of the ETUC Youth Committee.
Des organisations de la société civile venues de toute l’Europe et rassemblées en conférence à Paris ont lancé un appel en faveur de transitions climatique et énergétique qui soient justes, équitables et inclusives, et qui fassent participer les citoyens, les organisations de la société civile — et tout particulièrement les jeunes. Elles estiment que le dialogue, la coopération et la coordination à tous les niveaux constituent une...
Inaugural session, hybrid conference, Paris, 2 March 2022
An interview with Florian MARIN, member of the NAT section of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) from the workers' group (GR-II) since 2020. He represents the Federation of Free Trade Union in Romania, of which he's the president. His work focuses, among others, on topics such as rural and sustainable development, sustainable food systems, circular economy and deforestation.
The rules of Solvency II, the 2009 EU regulatory framework for insurance firms, have proved their worth but need to be adapted to new circumstances. In an opinion adopted at its plenary session on 23 February, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) welcomed the initiative of the European Commission (EC) to revamp Solvency II. The Committee stresses the considerable interest of civil society in ensuring the stability of the financial sector, and therefore calls for sound capital requirements and risk preparedness in the insurance sector.