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29/03/2019
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20/2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is starting to take stock of progress made so far in implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights ("the Social Pillar"), a tool for social policy proclaimed by the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission at the Gothenburg Summit in November 2017.

22/03/2019
Participants in YEYS 2019
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18/2019

Un programma di studi obbligatorio sulle politiche europee, destinato ad aumentare la consapevolezza dei cittadini prima di ogni elezione: è questa la proposta più votata nell'edizione 2019 dell'iniziativa La vostra Europa, la vostra opinione (YEYS), l'evento per i giovani organizzato dal Comitato economico e sociale europeo (CESE) il 21 e 22 marzo 2019.

20/03/2019
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15/2019

With many legal and technical barriers still in place across the EU, not a single Member State has ensured that elections are accessible to all, an EESC report finds

On 20 March, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) issued an information report presenting the full state of play when it comes to the right of persons with disabilities to vote in the European Parliament elections.

20/03/2019
Peace signpost
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14/2019

Nella sessione plenaria di marzo il Comitato economico e sociale europeo (CESE) ha adottato un parere in cui propone una strategia globale per la costruzione della pace guidata dall'UE che comprende la creazione della WhiteDoveWay, un cammino di pace dall'Irlanda del Nord a Nicosia, diretto a promuovere il dialogo, la riconciliazione e la prevenzione dei conflitti, seguendo il cammino percorso per la prima volta dal pellegrino irlandese del sesto secolo Colombano.

14/03/2019
Jane Morrice at a EESC plenary session
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13/2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted in its February plenary session an opinion supporting the continuation of the European Peace and Reconciliation Programme (PEACE) in Northern Ireland after the UK's withdrawal from the EU. This continued support is considered as "crucial" given the sensitivity of the debate on the UK/Ireland border in the context of the Brexit negotiations.  

06/03/2019
8th Meeting of the EU-Serbia Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee
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12/2019

Civil society representatives from both Serbia and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) asked the EU institutions to monitor more effectively the reforms in the area of the rule of law in Serbia and other EU candidate countries in a joint declaration issued as an outcome of the 8th meeting of the EU-Serbia Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) that took place in Brussels on 27 February.

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