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    Animenta ha condiviso il Premio con altri tre candidati, mentre la fondazione caritativa irlandese Third Age è stata proclamata prima vincitrice del Premio per la società civile conferito dal Comitato economico e sociale europeo (CESE) a progetti che promuovono la salute mentale.

  • On 7 March, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will award its 14th Civil Society Prize, dedicated to mental health, to five non-profit projects: two from Finland and one each from Italy, Ireland and Slovakia.

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    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is giving its flagship Civil Society Prize to non-profit projects supporting the mental well-being of Europeans

  • Young people's mental health is being increasingly compromised by the excessive use of social media, concerns about climate change and a sense of powerlessness. This is a "political" issue for the EU because it can often be linked to the labour market and housing situation facing young people

  • With the mental health of Europeans deteriorating, the EESC is urging policy-makers at EU and national levels to make it a top priority

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    Organizzazioni della società civile, persone fisiche e imprese possono presentare fin da ora i loro progetti senza scopo di lucro per partecipare al premio del CESE dedicato al sostegno del benessere mentale dei cittadini europei

  • HIV prevention, continuum of care and eradicating discrimination remain critical to tackle the ongoing global public health crisis, says EESC


  • Healthcare must be people-centred and valued as a social investment, not a 'cost', concluded a conference organised by the Civil Society Organisations' Group of the EESC at the House of Europe in Stockholm on 25 May 2023. For this to happen it is necessary to change mindsets socially, economically and politically. Building on cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic, EU Member States need to join forces to build resilient and sustainable health and care systems that leave no one behind and value the work of care workers, civil society organisations and volunteers.

  • Inaugural speech at the conference 'Health, Care and Prosperity after Covid-19: Swedish and European Perspectives', Stockholm, 25 May 2023

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    On the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023, the European Economic and Social Committee is calling upon the European Commission to adopt binding legislation to prevent psychosocial risks in the workplace. There is mounting evidence pointing to the fact that precarious work is taking a significant toll on workers' mental health. The call was made during yesterday’s EESC’s plenary session, chaired for the first time by the newly elected president, Oliver Röpke.