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La 10a edizione della Giornata dell'ICE, dedicata all'iniziativa dei cittadini europei, si è svolta in via eccezionale online e nell'arco di due giorni. La Presidente del CESE Christa Schweng, la vicepresidente della Commissione europea Věra Jourová e il vicepresidente del Parlamento europeo Pedro Silva Pereira hanno partecipato alla sessione di apertura, valutando la situazione di questo strumento unico di democrazia partecipativa.

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The involvement of organised civil society is far from satisfactory in a majority of EU countries, warned the European Economic and Social Committee at the annual conference of its European Semester Group, which took place remotely on 31 May. This event was organised right before the publication of the European Semester Spring Package by the Commission, on the 2 June 2021.

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On 28 April, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held an exchange of views with Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit on the Action Plan for the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) and the upcoming Porto Social Summit, where the plan will be discussed at the highest level.

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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted at its April plenary session a resolution on the Conference on the Future of Europe in which it calls on "a new narrative grounded on the realities of everyday life" to reconnect and engage with European citizens. For this, according to the resolution, it is essential to ensure that organised civil society is involved and plays a major role.