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Tuairimí a glacadh on 29/10/2020
Tagairt: 
ECO/520-EESC-2020
Seisiún iomlánach: 
555 -
Oct 27, 2020 Oct 29, 2020

This additional opinion updates and complements the proposals made in the original ASGS opinion, adopted in February this year. The EESC welcomes the step forward towards embracing a more social, inclusive and sustainable economic model, particularly given the economic and social effects of COVID-19. To support the economic recovery and public investment, and in support of a digital and green transformation, the EESC believes that a revision of the Stability and Growth Pact, flexibility in state aid rules and a rethink of tax policy is necessary. Well-resourced public health measures and social security systems are likewise of vital importance. The EESC also welcomes the Commission's proposals for Next Generation EU and sees the ASGS as an opportunity for the EU to shift towards an economic model that gives equal weighing to both economic and social objectives.

Tuairim ó CESE: The Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy 2020 (additional opinion)

Tuairimí a glacadh on 29/10/2020
Tagairt: 
SOC/642-EESC-2020
Seisiún iomlánach: 
555 -
Oct 27, 2020 Oct 29, 2020

This opinion, requested by the German Presidency of the Council, makes the following main recommendations:
- data collection and monitoring of diversity policies in the labour market must be improved at all levels;
- the principles of diversity management must be integrated into EU rules and generalised;
- more funds should be allocated to diversity management, in order to support the work of civil society organisations working with racialized groups and the diversity policies put in place by the social partners;
- to tackle the underutilisation of migrants' skills and increase their participation in the labour market, these need to be further recognised. In addition, migrants should benefit from free and universal training, including language courses;
- migrants should be active, not only in the labour market, but also in politics;

Tuairim ó CESE: Diversity management in the EU Member States (Exploratory opinion at the request of the German presidency)

Tuairimí a glacadh on 18/09/2020
Tagairt: 
ECO/507-EESC-2020
Seisiún iomlánach: 
554 -
Sep 16, 2020 Sep 18, 2020

The forthcoming Presidency of the Council of the EU (Germany), aims to conclude together with the other EU Member States the new Territorial Agenda of the European Union (TAEU) together with the revision of the urban development policy based on the Leipzig Charter on Sustainable European Cities and also to update the steps for further developing of the Urban Agenda for the EU. In this context, the Presidency has asked from EESC to provide an opinion on both territorial and urban matters and thus to incorporate the points of view of the diverse interests the EESC represents in the discussions. The Presidency plans to adopt the renewed Territorial and Urban Agenda at the informal ministerial meeting for urban and territorial development on 30 November and 1 December 2020 in Leipzig.

Tuairim ó CESE: Revision of the Territorial Agenda of the EU, the Leipzig Charter and the Urban Agenda for the EU (Exploratory opinion at the request of the German presidency)

Tuairimí a glacadh on 18/09/2020
Tagairt: 
INT/911-EESC-2020
Seisiún iomlánach: 
554 -
Sep 16, 2020 Sep 18, 2020

The EESC affirms that it is time for the European Commission to propose legislation on mandatory due diligence that acknowledges responsibility based on current standards and offers a clear and secure legal framework for European businesses. It must be ensured that victims of business-related Human Rights infringements have guaranteed access to fair proceedings, courts and authorities.

Tuairim ó CESE: Mandatory due diligence

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