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06/12/2018
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55 / 2018

Thirty-three schools from across Europe will come to Brussels next March to debate their views, hopes and expectations about the forthcoming European elections. They will come up with three proposals encapsulating their generation's topmost priorities for European Parliament to tackle. The European Economic and Social committee (EESC) will make sure they reach the law-makers.

19/11/2018
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50 / 2018

Una mobilità sicura e pulita è essenziale per il futuro dell'Europa. In occasione del convegno ad alto livello tenutosi a Vienna il 15 e 16 novembre 2018 i membri del CESE hanno fatto il punto della situazione sulla mobilità nell'UE e sottolineato ancora una volta la fondamentale importanza di un forte impegno in questo campo per il futuro sviluppo della politica europea dei trasporti.

31/10/2018
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PR 48 / 2018

The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a joint responsibility of civil society, EU and the member States' authorities, as well as the private sector. This was one of the main conclusions of the high level conference on SDGs and initiatives for Sustainable Global Value Chains co-organised on 30 October 2018 by the Netherlands' Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Dutch Social and Economic Council, and the EESC.

30/10/2018
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47 / 2018

Luca Jahier, the president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), opened the high-level conference on Sustainable Development Goals and Initiatives for Sustainable Global Value Chains co-organised by the Netherlands' Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Dutch Social and Economic Council, and the EESC by stating that there is no alternative to a sustainable economy and that the EU is the champion of promoting civil society involvement in the implementation of sustainable development in trade: Without the EU in the lead, Sustainable Development in trade Agreement

19/10/2018

He agrees with the EESC that more needs to be done in the areas of prevention and preparedness

In light of the dramatic impact of climate change, which affects the whole of Europe, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) urges the European institutions to adopt further joint measures and policies under the rescEU proposal in order to respond to disasters more efficiently and effectively.

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