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20/05/2022
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No 25/2022

The European Economic and Social Committee is calling on the European Commission to carry out more targeted impact assessments of its proposals for new EU budget funding sources to repay NextGenerationEU debt. The EESC generally agrees with the proposed EU "own resources" revenues for the budget. However, they need to be stable and fair – and should not burden households or businesses.

19/05/2022
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24/2022

The EU's full range of competition policy tools - merger, antitrust and State aid control rules - and even its most basic concepts, such as market share, relevant markets and level-playing field, should be overhauled to serve the Union's climate and digital ambitions and the goal of resilience, which will require massive investment. Two new EESC opinions explain how this overhaul should be done.

19/05/2022
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No 23/2022

In its resolution on the involvement of organised civil society in the implementation and monitoring of the National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs) the European Economic and Social Committee calls for clear rules to effectively involve social partners and civil society organisations in the Member states' strategies to bring the economy back on track.

18/05/2022
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21/2022

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) throws its support behind the Commission's "REPowerEU" initiative, stressing that energy security must be accompanied by urgent measures to protect vulnerable users, accelerate decarbonisation and diversify energy sources. Steps should also be taken to reduce demand for Russian gas which has brought about a significant increase in energy prices.

20/04/2022
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18/2022

To turn solidarity with Ukraine into concrete action, the EESC is joining the European Parliament's "civil society hub" initiative for Ukraine, allowing the NGO Promote Ukraine to use part of its premises at rue de Trèves 74, along with logistical equipment.

04/04/2022
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17/2022

Studenti minn skejjel sekondarji mill-Ewropa kollha ppreżentaw tmien proposti konkreti lill-Viċi President tal-Kummissjoni Ewropea għall-Valuri u t-Trasparenza Věra Jourová. L-istudenti kienu qed jieħdu sehem fl-avveniment virtwali għaż-żgħażagħ, L-Ewropa Tiegħek, Leħnek! (YEYS2022) bit-titolu: Il-verità dwar il-gideb. Iż-żgħażagħ jisfidaw id-diżinformazzjoni. L-avveniment kien ospitat mill-Kumitat Ekonomiku u Soċjali Ewropew (KESE) fil-31 ta’ Marzu u l-1 ta’ April 2022.

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