An interview with Tatjana BABRAUSKIENĖ, Head of International Relations at the Lithuanian Education and Science Trade Union. Currently a member of the NAT, SOC and REX sections, she's very active in education and its link to sustainable development.
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An extraordinary NAT Bureau meeting took place in France, Rouen, on 8-9 September 2022, upon the initiative of Mr Arnold Puech d'Alissac (Member of the Group of Employers). The aim was to explore the French approach on carbon-farming as a follow-up of the EESC opinion on sustainable carbon cycles, as well as the agricultural assets of the Normandy region.
NAT members promoted the EESC messages on Rural Development at the European Rural Parliament annual meeting in in Kielce (Poland) on 12-15 September 2022. The event gathered around 350 participants from 39 European countries.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has announced its winners in the first ever EU Organic Awards, co-organised with the European Commission and other partners to reward excellence along the European organic value chain.
In its July plenary the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) called on the European Commission to strengthen the social aspects of key proposals to align EU rules on sustainable products, ecodesign and sustainable textiles.
An interview with Stoyan TCHOUKANOV, president of the Beef Breeders Association of Bulgaria. Currently a member of the NAT and INT sections, he represents and defends farmers' interests at national and EU level.
An interview with Arnold PUECH d'ALISSAC, member of the EESC NAT section bureau and recently elected president of the World Farmers' Organisation (WFO) for the 2022–2024 term.
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.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) supports the key messages of the European Commission's Communication on Sustainable Carbon Cycles in an opinion adopted at its May plenary, and believes that the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must provide a strategic framework paving the way for a low-carbon transition in agriculture.
An interview with Antje GERSTEIN, a member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) from the Employers' Group (Group I) since 2000. She is the managing director for European Policy/Sustainability at the German Retail Federation (HDE). Currently a member of the NAT and INT sections, she is also involved in the EESC activities fostering the role of young people in climate and sustainability-related decision-making.