In the broader sense of creating a culture of equality, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), upon proposal of the Ad Hoc Group on Equality (AHGE), decided to hold a conference entitled "Women in the labour market" on 8 March to commemorate International Women's Day.
Europe's industrial fabric is at the heart of our/the backbone of its economies: it generates wealth, it creates jobs and it fuels our welfare systems. Since the beginning of the health crisis, many companies have been struggling to tackle unprecedented challenges and find creative ways to reinvent themselves, build resilience and survive.
The hybrid event will take place at the French Académie du Climat and will bring together some 120 persons representing EESC Members, academia, French civil society organisations and representatives of the French local and national authorities.
On 1 and 2 March 2022, this annual conference will bring together Europe's largest network of stakeholders in the Circular Economy. The focus this year is on the path to a new normal: "sustainable products for sustainable consumption."
EESC event in the framework of the Conference on the Future of Europe
567th Plenary session, with the following guests: Věra Jourová, European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency; Martha Schultz, Alberto Corti, Kerstin Howald, Claudia Monteiro De Aguiar - Debate with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the Commission, in charge of the European Green Deal.
Joint ECFIN-EESC Conference "The way forward for EU economic governance" will promote a horizontal discussion cutting across the various themes of the review of the economic governance framework, with debates on debt sustainability and growth, macro-economic imbalances, investment, and the implementation of the rules. It will gather a great line-up of speakers, including Christa Schweng, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, and Paolo Gentiloni, Commissioner for Economy.
The webinar will take place in the context of the EESC International Trade Follow-up Committee, in cooperation with the EESC INT Section and will explore the topic of 'Supply chains and the case of reshoring'.
Restoring sustainable carbon cycles initiative builds on the European Climate Law committing the European Union to the objective of climate-neutrality by balancing Union-wide greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and removals by 2050 at the latest.
In order to prepare its opinion on the Working Conditions of Platform Workers' proposals by the European Commission, the EESC is organising a remote public hearing on 18 February 2022 from 9:30 am to 1 pm.