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04/12/2019
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52/2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) calls for more robust EU housing policies and, at a public conference held in Brussels on 4 December 2019, has asked the EU to adopt urgent common measures in this field: housing policies at European level must make affordable houses available for all Europeans.

29/11/2019
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48/2019

La giornata è stata organizzata dal Comitato economico e sociale europeo, in collaborazione con il ministero francese della Transizione ecologica e solidale e la città e l'eurometropoli di Strasburgo, e si è articolata intorno al tema Economia sociale: coinvolgere i territori e la società civile. Patto per l'impatto per l'Unione europea.

31/10/2019
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44/2019

EESC criticises European Council decision to deny the opening of accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is deeply disappointed about EU leaders' decision to further postpone opening accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania at the European Council of 17-18 October, due to the lack of unanimity between the Member States.

31/10/2019
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42/2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) plenary session hosted a debate with Michel Barnier, European Union chief negotiator for Brexit, on 30 October. During the debate, Mr Barnier called for a close partnership between the EU and the UK after Brexit, bearing in mind that peace in Ireland must be a priority and that "the integrity of the single market is not negotiable".

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