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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

EESC 3 categories of EU organic awards
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This year – 2022 – the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will be co-organising the first-ever EU organic awards, together with the European Commission, European Committee of the Regions (CoR), COPA-COGECA and IFOAM Organics Europe, aimed at recognising excellence and rewarding the best and most innovative players in the EU organic value chain.