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24/05/2019
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27/2019

The 25th anniversary of the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement, in force since 1994, was the main topic of the EEA Consultative Committee meeting that took place on 23 and 24 May. This committee, which represents employers, workers and other civil society players of EEA member states, insisted on the importance of completing the internal market and taking into account its social dimension.

20/05/2019
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24/2019

On 10 May, candidates from the main parties running for the European Parliament (EP) elections took part in a round table debate organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Madrid. They were in favour of initiating a reform of the EU institutions with the aim, amongst other things, of enabling organised civil society to play a greater role in the building of Europe.

15/05/2019
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23/2019

Young Europeans think that belonging to the EU benefits them directly and are keen to learn other languages, explore other cultures, and have friends of other EU nationalities. These are just the first results of a study on "Youngsters and the EU - Perceptions, Knowledge and Expectations", which the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and its Diversity Europe Group presented at a major event in Brussels on 15 May 2019.

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

2019 m. kovo 21–22 d. Europos ekonomikos ir socialinių reikalų komiteto (EESRK) surengtame renginyje jaunimui „Tavo Europa, tavo balsas“ (YEYS) didžiausio palaikymo sulaukė pasiūlymas dėl privalomos mokymo programos apie Europos politiką siekiant šviesti piliečius prieš rinkimus. Ši iniciatyva ir trys kiti atrinkti pasiūlymai, skirti naujų technologijų ir socialinių medijų naudojimui siekiant paskatinti piliečių dalyvavimą Europos Parlamento rinkimuose, bus nusiųsti svarstyti Europos Parlamentui.

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