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26/05/2016 24/06/2016
Photo exhibition

The EESC will be hosting a photograph exhibition from 26 May 2016 showcasing Dutch creative industries. The focus is put particularly on estuary and maritime technology, innovation and sustainability. The exhibition, entitled "the Netherlands: resourceful & future-proof", is being held in cooperation with the Dutch Presidency of the EU and will run until 24 June 2016 in the Foyer 6 of the JDE building.

28/05/2016
Europe's Day - Open Day of the European Institutions - Come and discover Europe!

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will be opening its doors to the general public between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

This year, the EESC is focussing on what civil society organisations are doing in response to the migration crisis in Europe.

Under the common interinstitutional slogan of “United in diversity”, the Committee will also showcase its work on economic and social policy for the European Union, its work on sustainable development and its efforts to support participatory democracy in Europe and throughout the world.

On the day’s programme are a variety of information stands, fun activities for all, a photo booth, a children’s corner and musical events.

28/04/2016 20/05/2016

Exhibition of photographs taken by the British photojournalist Giles Duley

 

In the framework of a cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Giles Duley is capturing the stories of the refugees arriving on the Greek island of Lesvos.

 

Mr Duley will take part at the opening and present his work in person

17/03/2016 15/04/2016

Our first exhibition linked to the Dutch EU Presidency in 2016 is called "Time will change". It consists of two projects: Living colours and Biobased collection. The opening of the exhibition will take place on 16th of March at 6.30 pm and the exhibition will remain open until the 15th of April in the Foyer 6 (JDE building). The exposed student works form a joint exhibition of the Centre of Expertise Biobased Economy (Locatie Avans Hogeschool, Breda) and AKV St Joost Academy of Art & Design, both situated in the Netherlands.

17/03/2016 19/03/2016

From 17 to 19 March 2016, the EESC welcomed 99 students and 33 teachers from the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) and the five candidate countries for EU accession, for the seventh edition of Your Europe, Your Say! This event  gave these young people a chance to see how EESC decision-making works and debate some of the key social and political issues currently faced by Europe.

This year, young people debated on migrants in Europe - the topic of Your Europe, Your Say! They had a chance to speak to policy-makers about better asylum rules and make practical suggestions regarding integration that could be taken up in their own community. 

24/02/2016 11/03/2016

The European Economic and Social Committee has the pleasure of inviting you to the exhibition of photographs taken  by the kids of  the Ecole de de Devoirs de l’Antenne Nord-Est du CPAS de la Ville de Bruxelles.

After having built their own photo camera and mastered the shooting and developing procedures, the kids explored their city, with a different gaze.

17/02/2016 11/03/2016

The European Economic and Social Committee has the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of the exhibition:
"Involving Women + Young People = Inclusive Construction SMEs +" A collection of portraits

Wednesday 17 February 2016 at 7 p.m.
Venue: JDE building – 6th floor – Foyer 6
Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. and Friday: 8.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m..

14/12/2015

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in collaboration with the United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) organises the screening  of  the documentary "The disorder of the senses" ("El desorden de los sentidos") in its original Spanish version with English subtitles. The screening will take place on 14 December at 5.00 pm, in the EESC premises (JDE6th floor).

The screening will be followed by a debate with the participation of the protagonists, the film director and the producer, a UN representative and a member of the EESC's Permanent Study Group on Disability.

 

 

 

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