Lifelong learning will ensure jobs and decent living standards. However, in the absence of a standardised system across the EU, not all workers have opportunities to reskill and upskill during their careers, an EESC study finds
If implemented properly, worker mobility within the EU can bring economic prosperity and enrich our society
Many people take it for granted that they can move around freely and travel spontaneously by using public transport. But for people with reduced mobility, this is often not possible, due to a lack of accessibility arrangements. To discuss these matters, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has held a public hearing
On 15–16 June the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) officially joined the Rural Pact community during the first Rural Pact Conference. The EESC, as one of the organisers of the conference, participated in different panels to promote the application of a truly holistic approach to sustainable rural/urban development.
In a new opinion package the EESC argues that the whole semiconductor value chain needs to be bolstered, including the final stages of production, where COVID-19 also exposed some very critical gaps.
L-istrumentalizzazzjoni tal-migranti sostnuta mill-Istat, li għandha l-għan li tiddestabbilizza lill-UE, u l-gwerra attwali fl-Ukrajna, li wasslet għal influss bla preċedent ta’ refuġjati, jagħmluha neċessarja li tiġi riveduta l-politika Ewropea dwar il-migrazzjoni. Il-Kumitat Ekonomiku u Soċjali Ewropew (KESE) jinsisti li s-solidarjetà u l-kondiviżjoni tal-piżijiet fost l-Istati Membri huma meħtieġa sabiex ikun hemm rispons komuni għall-kriżijiet tar-refuġjati. Fl-istess ħin, il-KESE jenfasizza l-ħtieġa li jiġu ggarantiti s-sikurezza u d-drittijiet tal-bniedem tal-migranti.
The EU's Employment and Social Innovation programme (EaSI), a finance instrument intended to promote high quality employment, has strengthened the coordination of action in the areas of employment and inclusion, but its smooth implementation encountered a number of hurdles, an evaluation report drawn up by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) found.
EESC plenary debate with Dubravka ŠUICA, Vice-President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography
Drastically improving the energy efficiency of Europe's buildings, increasing the use of renewables and educating consumers on energy savings are among the main prerequisites for reducing the number of energy poor in the EU in the long term.
In a webinar organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), participants advocated that the New European Bauhaus must serve the European people and help build a more inclusive and sustainable EU future.