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13/07/2022
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35/2022

At its July plenary, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) debated the Commission's draft directive to tackle gender-based violence and gender equality in presence of Cristina Fabre of the European Institute for Gender Equality. The Committee adopted two opinions with recommendations for making the legislation more effective in combatting such an issue of epidemic proportions and demanded for its inclusion in the list of EU crimes.

07/07/2022
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34/2022

Augsta līmeņa konferencē, ko Rīgā rīkoja Eiropas Ekonomikas un sociālo lietu komiteja (EESK), tika paustas bažas par cenas ziņā pieejamu mājokļu krīzi un izskanēja brīdinājumi, ka Eiropas Savienībai ir pienācis laiks rīkoties, lai Eiropas iedzīvotājiem būtu iespēja apmierināt šo pamatvajadzību, kas tagad ir pakļauta vēl lielākam riskam saistībā ar enerģijas cenu kāpumu un Ukrainā notiekošo karu.

16/06/2022
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32/2022

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), just a week ahead of the EU Council Summit, adopted its second Resolution on Ukraine, strongly supporting the country's unconditional candidate status to the EU. The European civil society will be working hand in hand with Ukraine for Ukraine on the reconstruction of the country delivering a stronger, greener, more resilient and sustainable European partner.

16/06/2022
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31/2022

With the Declaration of Digital Rights and Principles and the Data Act, the EU is taking two more steps towards the creation of a digital space that puts people at its centre, a debate at the EESC's June plenary highlighted.

07/06/2022
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28/2022

A resilient, sustainable and inclusive Europe is only possible if organised civil society is systematically involved in both national recovery plans and the Commission's new REPowerEU strategy. During its annual conference in June, the European Semester Group (ESG) renewed its call for a regulation or directive to ensure civil society participation, and proposed a permanent and common investment financing mechanism to enhance crisis preparedness and response capacity.

25/05/2022
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26/2022

On 24 May in Sarajevo, the EESC's Western Balkans Follow-up Committee held its yearly external meeting - for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic - to meet with civil society organisations (CSOs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina and discuss their role and concerns regarding the current situation. The conclusions will be conveyed to the country's political authorities and to the EU institutions.

 

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