An action plan focusing on community-led local development, young people and social inclusion was at the heart of the EESC conference on supporting and integrating EU vulnerable regions and people in the EU organised in Sofia on 6 March 2018.
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The list of new work appointments for February 2018 and the most recent list of ongoing EESC work are available for download.
The EESC study on the future evolution of civil society organisations (CSOs) identifies the main challenges, develops scenarios of change and includes practical recommendations.
The list of new work appointments for January 2018 and the most recent list of ongoing EESC work are available for download.
New works - Various Interests' Group - December 2017
A blueprint for a "European Manifesto of Professionals" was presented at a major conference organised by the EESC Various Interests' Group in Rome on 1 December 2017. Ideas and proposals discussed during the event will contribute to achieving a common definition of liberal professions at European level.
Creating a positive narrative for the EU, strengthening its economic foundations, fostering its social dimension, facilitating the transition towards a low-carbon and circular economy and empowering and involving Civil Society. These are the main messages of the contribution of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) to the European Commission's 2018 Work Programme. The EESC calls on the Commission to adopt sustainable development as an overarching ...
We, representatives of European civil society, hereby express our solidarity with the Hungarian NGOs who were most recently targeted by the bill on the “transparency of organisations receiving foreign funds”. At the same time we wish to express our deepest support for the people who have taken the streets of Budapest to protest against this renewed attack on basic freedoms in Hungary.
The president of the European Parliament (EP) Antonio Tajani joined the EESC plenary session on Thursday 1 June to discuss the EP's priorities and the strengthening of cooperation between the two institutions. The EP's six priorities for this year are very much in line with the concerns of Europe's civil society, according to the EESC.