Mining could and should form the base for a sustainable regional development. At the European level local production of raw materials help reducing EU dependency to other economic blocs. In most cases production of raw material means mining or extraction. Such activities are acceptable by the civil society only if it creates sustainable regional development.
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An informal EU Summit on competitivity will be organised by the Greek Presidency mid-May in Athens. It will be centred on Industrial Policy with both a horizontal and a sectoral approach. In this framework, CCMI organises a Seminar on the Maritime industries sectors.
Europe is badly lacking stronger cooperation in the area of defence: there is no coherent, unified European position in crisis situations, and a lot of resources are wasted due to overlapping capacities.
Following up on the EESC Opinion on Industrial policy (adopted in July 2013), this hearing will discuss the somewhat underestimated aspects of the on-going industrial cycle that are vital for the future growth and jobs entailing huge consequences for (manufacturing) industry. It is about the impact of services, digitalisation, ICT and new variations in the same framwork, such as 3MD printing and other applications (ICT -plus).
The EESC is asking the following questions: Is EU trade policy coherent with the EU sustainable development objectives? Does it provide for high levels of consumer protection, environmental and social standards? Is civil society properly involved in the development and implementation of trade agreements? What are the risks and opportunities created by the current negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
In the last two decades a continuous decline of the role of industry in the EU economy owing partially to the relocation of business to Asian countries. The EESC public hearing aims to examine what are the adequate conditions, challenges and economic incentives for the manufacturers to progress the reshoring of their industrial activities.
The morning session of the meeting was devoted to industrial policy in Europe. During the afternoon, members examined the matter of the simplification of European legislation based on the European Commission's Communication on regulatory fitness and performance.
Conference on Employability of young people - matching training with industry needs in age of austerity
The objective of this extraordinary meeting of the Employers' Group is to launch a debate on the links between industrial policy, growth and global competitiveness and analyse them from a business perspective. The aim is to encourage exchanges of views, diagnoses and practices between national and European decision makers, business and experts. The tone of the discussion will be free and open, without jargon.
The Beer Sector has been making a significant social, cultural and economic contribution to Europe for many hundreds of years. Whilst brewing has faced a number of challenges during the global economic crisis of recent years, it has also shown remarkable strength in adversity, demonstrating that the Beer sector can maintain its competitiveness in the Single Market and, given the appropriate policy framework, help to drive economic growth, job creation and recovery.