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The Truth about lies. Youth Challenging Disinformation

"Your Europe, Your Say!" is the EESC's annual event for young people. Schools from all of the 27 EU Member States, the 5 EU candidate countries and a Brussels-based European school are invited to apply to take part and one school from each country is then selected by drawing lots. 

This year, the discussions will focus on disinformation and fake news. The goal of the event will be to raise awareness of the dangers of disinformation and to encourage the participants to become more active in the fight against fake news. 

31/03/2022 01/04/2022

The EESC will host the presentation of a study entitled "Moving towards a new, strengthened system of industrial relations resulting from the emergency COVID-19 measures" on Thursday 9 December, in the JDE building, meeting room JDE62.

The study, published in October 2021, will be presented by its authors at a meeting which is expected to take the form of an open debate between a panel of speakers, who will make statements on the topic, and the audience.

09/12/2021

The EESC will hold its conference on the "Geopolitics of the Green Deal" in Brussels on 6 December 2021. This hybrid meeting, co-organised with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will look into the effects of the Green Deal on the position of the EU in the world.

06/12/2021
What kind of Europe do you dream of? Civil society and the Conference on the Future of Europe

On 18-19 November, the European Economic and Social Committee will hold its Connecting EU seminar 2021. Entitled "What kind of Europe do you dream of? Civil Society and the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Connecting EU Seminar will debate three issues that will be crucial for tomorrow's Europe. The event will be held fully in person in the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.

18/11/2021 19/11/2021

The EESC is organising a public hearing on "The right to make decisions: advancing the issue of Legal Capacity for persons with disability" on 15 November 2021.

The aim of the event is to:

  • show the cross-cutting nature of legal capacity, and how not being entitled to it has repercussions on different areas of life
  • reflect on which steps the EU could take to make progress on legal capacity

Your participation and input are most welcome!

15/11/2021
Online event TEN | CCMI

The aim of this event is to discuss the opportunities and challenges provided by the European Year of Rail, regarding the benefits of rail, its contribution to sustainable and smart mobility, and what must still be done so that it can become the sustainable and competitive transport option.

15/11/2021

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (FTA) envisages that DAG members of each Party meet together at a Civil Society Forum to conduct a dialogue encompassing sustainable development aspects of trade relations between the Parties.

12/11/2021
AI made in Europe: empowering and protecting the public and businesses

The first-ever legal framework on AI will be in the spotlight of the second edition of the AI stakeholder summit, co-organised by the Digital Transition and Single Market Observatory (EESC) and the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (European Parliament).

08/11/2021

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