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The EESC very recently had the honour to welcome Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the Commission, and I was happy to hear that he recognises the need to prolong the European Investment Plan, aiming to mobilise 500 billion euros by 2020 in order to help Member States which are struggling with unemployment. Mr Juncker also emphasised the need for...
Valoriser la démocratie
Lorsque le président de la Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, parle d'une "crise multiple", il a assurément raison. La question est de savoir comment sortir de cette crise et comment rétablir la confiance dans les institutions démocratiques.
When Commission President Juncker talks about a "multiple crisis", he is certainly right. The question is how to overcome this crisis and how to rebuild trust in democratic institutions Low voter turnout and massive support for populist and right-wing extremists are the worrying expression of a tendency for more and more people to turn away from democracy.
J'ai souvent souligné qu'il était grand temps que l'UE démontre sa volonté et sa capacité d'être proche de ses citoyens et de défendre les droits sociaux, en particulier en période de crise. Le CESE s'est vivement félicité de l'invitation de M.
I have often insisted that it is high time for the EU to demonstrate its willingness and capacity to be close to European citizens and to defend social rights, particularly in times of crisis. The EESC haswarmly welcomed the invitation form the Commission President, Mr. Juncker to contribute to the establishment of a European Pillar of Social Rights, a set of principles that will support efficient and fair labour markets and welfare systems. The EESC has already prepared an ambitious work programme that aims to present an opinion for adoption in October 2016.