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20/03/2019
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15/2019

With many legal and technical barriers still in place across the EU, not a single Member State has ensured that elections are accessible to all, an EESC report finds

On 20 March, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) issued an information report presenting the full state of play when it comes to the right of persons with disabilities to vote in the European Parliament elections.

20/03/2019
Peace signpost
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14/2019

Europski gospodarski i socijalni odbor (EGSO) na plenarnom zasjedanju u ožujku usvojio je mišljenje u kojem se predlaže globalna strategija za izgradnju mira pod vodstvom EU-a koja uključuje uspostavu Puta bijele golubice, puta mira od Sjeverne Irske do Nikozije, radi promicanja dijaloga, pomirenja i sprječavanja sukoba. Put bijele golubice inspiriran je izvornom rutom irskog hodočasnika Kolumbana iz šestog stoljeća.

14/03/2019
Jane Morrice at a EESC plenary session
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13/2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted in its February plenary session an opinion supporting the continuation of the European Peace and Reconciliation Programme (PEACE) in Northern Ireland after the UK's withdrawal from the EU. This continued support is considered as "crucial" given the sensitivity of the debate on the UK/Ireland border in the context of the Brexit negotiations.  

06/03/2019
8th Meeting of the EU-Serbia Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee
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12/2019

Civil society representatives from both Serbia and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) asked the EU institutions to monitor more effectively the reforms in the area of the rule of law in Serbia and other EU candidate countries in a joint declaration issued as an outcome of the 8th meeting of the EU-Serbia Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) that took place in Brussels on 27 February.

25/02/2019
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9/2019

Europski gospodarski i socijalni odbor (EGSO) usvojio je 20. veljače mišljenje „Za europsku okvirnu direktivu o minimalnom dohotku“, u kojem se traži od Europske komisije da uspostavi obvezujući okvir EU-a za primjereni minimalni dohodak u cijeloj Europi, prilagođen životnom standardu u svakoj pojedinoj državi članici.

21/02/2019
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8 / 2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) discussed the key role that organised civil society must play for the future of Europe during an event on 21 February 2019 - just over 90 days from the European elections - that brought together the highest representatives of the European institutions and civil society organisations from across the entire EU.

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