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26/01/2021
Action Plan to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights and the Social Summit in Porto
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01/2021

It is time to translate the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) into action, and Europe needs a new social contract for the future. This is the key message of the webinar on the Action Plan to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights and the Social Summit. The event was organised by the Workers' Group at the European Economic and Social Committee. 

11/12/2020
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42/2020

The European Council has adopted the compromise on the European budget and the recovery fund plus a rule of law mechanism. It takes into consideration the proactive and comprehensive contribution of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in favour of a more ambitious Multiannual Financial Framework for the EU.

03/12/2020
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40/2020

I ask you to transform the landscape for the disabled people with them, not for them. I am so grateful that you are facilitating this conversation and instigating this debate. But this cannot just be a moment. It is a movement that I invite you to join, Ms Burke tells the EESC on the eve of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

10/11/2020
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36/2020

Social dialogue is a pillar of the European social model that can be used to swiftly respond to crises and deal with their consequences. Yet in many countries it is still fragmented and takes place only occasionally

 

29/10/2020
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35/2020

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) closed its October plenary session, the first of its new term of office, with an online debate on the "Recovery for the future of Europe" with contributions from the presidents of all main EU institutions, who reflected on the role that civil society can play to face the challenges Europe and the whole world are facing.

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