IN THIS ISSUE: More unity, solidarity and competitiveness, and no second-class citizens; Loss of biodiversity endangers our livelihood; The EESC calls on the Commission to better promote the EU’s sugar industry; Over 100 bids entered for EESC 2017 Civil Society Prize.
IN THIS ISSUE: Fake products cost the EU 800 000 jobs annually; The EESC’s contribution to the European Commission’s 2018 work programme; The EU needs to tackle the issue of ship-breaking; EESC calls for long-term action plan for social economy by 2018.
IN THIS ISSUE: Artificial Intelligence: Europe needs to take a human-in-command approach; EESC urges Commissioner Navracsics to adopt Action Plan on cultural diplomacy; Do not forget that the Energy Union was meant to benefit citizens and businesses; Georges Dassis: “President Trump’s decision means we need more civil society involvement in the climate transition”; EESC celebrates 30 years of Erasmus
IN THIS ISSUE: Can Dündar: “Do not leave Turkey alone. Erdogan is not Turkey”; EESC consults EU civil societyon White Paper on the Future of Europe; EESC proposes stakeholder platform to increase women’s employability in transport; Georges Dassis: “When we practise solidarity we can leave a trace in history”
IN THIS ISSUE: Insolvency legislation should treat businesses as a social asset; Efficient, WTO-compatible and up-to-date TDIs are pivotal for the competitiveness of European industry; Digital Single Market: consumer protection must be top priority; Big data: how to minimise risks while maximising benefits for all
IN THIS ISSUE: A comprehensive policy to steer transformation in car industry; EU must take the lead in linking trade in agriculture with SDGs; Migration needs fair responsibility sharing; 60 years of European Community - Let’s shape the future!
IN THIS ISSUE: The European Pillar of Social Rights must be a positive project for all; Europe’s economic future is digital; Innovation and science for the benefit of all: so what’s new? Politicians and civil society must act against human trafficking, says the EESC
IN THIS ISSUE: European society should transition from a throw‑away culture to a more sustainable, job‑rich era; EESC calls upon Commissioner Katainen to operationalise investment plan without delay; Commission must push for greater solidarity in 2017, says EESC; Solidarity with migrants in the European Union; Celebrating civil society at its best.
IN THIS ISSUE: Europe needs to do better for consumers, says the EESC; The EESC calls for a financial instrument to end “beaching”; EESC Civil Society Migration Prize to reward inspiring and successful examples of human solidarity; Madi Sharma writes book to help turn 7 billion ideas into action.
IN THIS ISSUE: EESC pushes for lowering of multinational tax disclosure threshold to below EUR 750 million; Nuclear programming: the EESC urges the EU to adopt a more comprehensive strategy; President Juncker at the EESC plenary: "There is not enough union in this Europe"; Applications for EESC Civil Society Prize hit all-time record!