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Annual activity report
72 pages

This brochure looks back on some of the success stories of the EESC from 2020. It illustrates our ongoing efforts to fulfil the mission we were given more than 60 years ago.

Published in: 
2021
2 pages
The EESC and the Western Balkans: a two-level approach

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has developed a dual approach, regional and bilateral, for its relations with civil society organizations (CSOs) of the Western Balkans.

Published in: 
2021
16 pages
Bringing the European project back to citizens

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) kick-off event ‘Bringing the European project back to citizens’ was held in the context of the launch of the Conference on the Future of Europe. This launch event marked the beginning of EESC action to ensure that its members and those they represent can participate fully in the first direct Europe-wide consultation of citizens on EU-policy-making.

Published in: 
2021
8 pages

Following the publication of the European Commission's Update to the New Industrial Strategy, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has been carrying out a series of activities to fulfil its role of representing the views of organised civil society. A first event in this process has been a conference held on 17 June 2021, from 2.30 to 6 p.m., on Updated industrial strategy: towards a more resilient and strategically autonomous EU industry?

Published in: 
2021
8 pages

In the second half of 2021, Slovenia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the EU. One of the Slovenian presidency’s key priorities focuses on the EU’s preparedness for and resilience to crises – particularly in the areas of pandemics and health, but also of cybersecurity. The EESC is looking forward to working closely with the Slovenian Presidency, especially since our priorities are closely aligned: the EESC is also focusing on recovery, on fair, green and digital transitions, and on defending the rule of law.

Published in: 
2021
2 pages
Stepping stones to a level playing field in Europe

The Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) are the EU answer to updating rules for digital services. Both legislative proposals aim at fostering Europe's key political objective of digital sovereignty through unleashing the potential of our Digital Single Market and ensuring safe, fair, open and accountable digital services according to the European values.

Published in: 
2021
48 pages
The EESC – a powerful voice for civil society in challenging times

This publication brings you concrete examples of the recent work and achievements of the EESC that have made a difference, and have had an impact on shaping Europe.

Published in: 
2021
Thematic paper
2 pages
Position paper – May 2021

The European Commission has published a proposal for a new regulatory framework for batteries and waste batteries, aiming to establish minimum sustainability requirements for all batteries placed on the EU internal market. The EESC supports the proposed measures, however, it calls for more precise and workable governance instruments to implement the new regulation, with the involvement of all stakeholders.

Published in: 
2021

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