Vidusskolu skolēni no visas Eiropas piedalījās virtuālajā jaunatnes samitā, ko 2021. gada 18. un 19. martā organizēja Eiropas Ekonomikas un sociālo lietu komiteja (EESK) un kas bija veltīts klimata jautājumiem. Skolēni iesniedza konkrētus priekšlikumus Eiropas Komisijas priekšsēdētājas izpildvietniekam Fransam Timermansam (Frans Timmermans).
Italy's national anti-mafia prosecutor Federico Cafiero De Raho has called on Europe to act as a single country against organised crime, with enhanced monitoring systems and immediate judicial responses. An online conference hosted by the EESC discussed the ability of mafias to infiltrate the legal economy, and the even more dangerous threat this poses at a time of pandemic.
Reconstruction after the pandemic must be an opportunity to rebuild Europe on a new foundation of democratic participation. It would be a huge mistake if the fate and future of so many were to be decided by so few, the EESC 2021 Civil Society Days heard.
The projects which took home the prize are just a snapshot of the immense efforts undertaken by countless civil society organisations, companies and individuals on the ground, demonstrating that without them the price paid for the pandemic would be much higher
Eiropas Ekonomikas un sociālo lietu komiteja (EESK) pieņēma rezolūciju, kurā norādīja, ka organizēta pilsoniskā sabiedrība var sniegt nenovērtējamu ieguldījumu valstu atveseļošanas un noturības plānos un ka tai ir jānodrošina iespēja paust savu viedokli šajā procesā.
The forthcoming Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) is a sign of new thinking at EU level, bringing citizens right into the heart of policy-making with concrete power to drive systematic change, said Commission Vice-President Dubravka Šuica at the EESC Plenary.
23 projects from the EU and the UK have received the award for their outstanding contribution to fighting COVID-19 and its disastrous consequences.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) announced the laureates of its Civil Solidarity Prize, launched in 2020 as a one-off award with the theme "Civil Society against COVID-19".
Eiropas Ekonomikas un sociālo lietu komiteja (EESK) un Eiropas Komisija uzskata, ka pēc Covid-19 Eiropas
For the first time after the signature of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement Michel Barnier, Head of the European Commission Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom, expressed publicly his views on the text during a debate at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) January plenary session. "This agreement starts a new era of our relationship with the UK, but we will have to face together a number of issues in the future", said Barnier.