The Civil Society Platform complements the political bodies existing within the framework of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement, and it allows civil society organisations from both sides to monitor the implementation process and prepare their recommendations to the relevant authorities both in Georgia as well as in the European Union. At the fourth meeting, the Members of the Platform discussed the state of play of the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement and adopted reports on energy efficiency in Georgia and on climate change in Georgia.
L-attivitajiet tal-KESE li jikkonċernaw il-Ġirien tal-Lvant jinvolvu l-Armenja, l-Azerbajġan, il-Belarussja, il-Ġeorġja, il-Moldova u l-Ukrajna. L-għan ewlieni tal-KESE fir-rigward tal-Ġirien tal-Ewropa tal-Lvant huwa li jsaħħaħ ir-relazzjonijiet mal-organizzazzjonijiet tas-soċjetà ċivili fir-reġjun u li jinvolvihom fi djalogu kemm ma’ dawk li jfasslu l-politika nazzjonali kif ukoll mas-soċjetà ċivili organizzata tal-UE.
Il-mekkaniżmi ta’ kooperazzjoni ewlenin mal-Georgia, il-Moldova u l-Ukrajna huma l-Pjattaformi tas-Soċjetà Ċivili li jikkumplimentaw il-korpi politiċi eżistenti fi ħdan il-qafas tal-Ftehimiet ta’ Assoċjazzjoni tal-UE ma’ dawn il-pajjiżi. Il-Pjattaformi jippermettu lill-organizzazzjonijiet tas-soċjetà ċivili kemm tal-UE kif ukoll tal-pajjiż msieħeb biex jimmonitorjaw il-proċess ta’ implimentazzjoni u jħejju r-rakkomandazzjonijiet tagħhom lill-awtoritajiet rilevanti.
Min-naħa tal-UE, dawn il-Pjattaformi jinkludi membri tal-KESE kif ukoll rappreżentanti tan-netwerks Ewropej kbar tas-soċjetà ċivili. Min-naħa tal-pajjiżi sħab, dawn jirrappreżentaw firxa wiesgħa ta’ organizzazzjonijiet tas-soċjetà ċivili. Is-sħubija tal-Pjattaformi hija bbażata fuq rappreżentazzjoni bbilanċjata tal-gruppi interessati kollha (l-organizzazzjonijiet ta’ min iħaddem, it-trade unions u gruppi ta’ interessi varji).
Fi ħdan il-KESE, il-Kumitat ta’ Segwitu Ġirien tal-Lvant ġie stabbilit fl-2004 bħala korp dedikat tal-KESE responsabbli għar-relazzjonijiet mas-soċjetà ċivili fil-pajjiżi tal-Viċinat tal-Lvant. Il-Kumitat ta’ Segwitu normalment jiltaqa’ erba’ darbiet fis-sena u l-membri tiegħu jieħdu sehem attiv fl-attivitajiet tas-Sħubija tal-Lvant, bħalma huma l-pjattaformi multilaterali tas-Sħubija tal-Lvant u l-Forum tas-Soċjetà Ċivili tas-Sħubija tal-Lvant.
The 7th Joint Seminar of the European Economic and Social Committee and the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (CCRF) will bring together EESC members and representatives of their Russian counterpart, representatives of the European Commission, experts and academics, to discuss cooperation in the areas of higher education and rural development. During four thematic sessions, participants will focus on EU-Russia cooperation in the fields of science, research and innovation; aligning higher education in the EU and Russia (the Bologna Process) and Erasmus+, on narrowing the gaps between rural and urban areas, and on cross-border cooperation for businesses and SMEs.
The 5th meeting of the EU-Georgia Domestic Advisory Group took place on 18 March 2019 in Brussels. Please click on the programme tab to consult the topics on the agenda.
The 5th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform took place on 15 November 2017 in Kyiv. During the meeting, a debate was held assessing the state of play in the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, and two reports, prepared by both sides, were discussed and adopted – on the Progress in the implementation of Euro-integration reforms in the field of Science and Technology, and on The rights of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). A Joint Declaration was adopted at the end of the meeting to be forwarded to the EU-Ukraine Association Council, the Association Committee, the Parliamentary Association Committee and other relevant bodies both in Ukraine as well as in the EU.
Representatives of the European and Georgian Domestic Advisory Groups (DAGs), set up under the Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Georgia, held their fourth joint meeting in Brussels on 26 March 2019. The participants followed-up on the implementation of the Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter of the Association Agreement.
Representatives of the two Domestic Advisory Groups (DAGs) from the EU and Ukraine held their third joint meeting in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Please click on the programme tab to consult the topics on the agenda.
The 7th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform took place on 3-5 April 2019 in Lviv in Ukraine. During the meeting, a debate was held assessing the state of play of the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. And two reports, prepared by both sides, on the rights of trade unions and employees and on ensuring food security were discussed.
The 8th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform took place on 3 December 2019 in Brussels. During the meeting, a debate was held assessing the state of play of the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. And two reports, prepared by both sides, one on the Integration of Ukraine into the European Union's Digital Single Market and the second one on Transport component of the Association Agreement, were discussed.
2nd meeting of the EU-Georgia Civil Society Platform
2nd meeting of the EU-Georgia Civil Society Platform