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13/12/2022
Statement by
Christa Schweng and Dimitris Dimitriadis
Organisation: 
Statement by Christa Schweng, president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), and Dimitris Dimitriadis, president of the Section for External Relations (REX)

Statement by Christa Schweng, president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), and Dimitris Dimitriadis, president of the Section for External Relations (REX)

18/10/2022
Statement by
Christa Schweng, President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on the occasion of the presentation of the European Commission work programme

The latest economic forecasts show pressing challenges for Europe, with weakened economic growth and inflation remaining at high levels. In order to successfully address them, the Commission's 2023 Work Programme must prioritise the EU's recovery and mitigating the economic, social and societal impacts of the war in Ukraine and the resulting energy crisis.

08/09/2022
Statement by
Christa Schweng, EESC President, and Baiba Miltoviča, President of the TEN Section
Organisation: 
EESC

The EU is faced with an unprecedented surge in energy prices, aggravated by the consequences of the Russian aggression in Ukraine and placing an unbearable burden on European households and businesses. Ahead of the extraordinary Energy Council on 9 September, the EESC calls for joint European action to ensure the stability of electricity prices and to urgently reform the energy market.

14/07/2022
Statement by
Christa Schweng and Cristian Pîrvulescu

On 13 July, the European Commission issued its third report on the Rule of Law , which covers developments in all EU Member States since July 2021. The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has always been a staunch supporter of the Rule of Law Review Mechanism and it now looks forward to Member States implementing the report's recommendations in close cooperation with organised civil society.

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