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The exhibition "The EU speaks your language" moves to the Council of the EU (LEX building).
"The EU speaks your language" was produced by the EESC in house, in cooperation with the Directorate for Translation of the EESC/CoR and was launched in September 2018 to mark the 60th anniversary of Regulation 1/1958 entering into force.
The exhibition travels back in time to 1958, to the first legal act of the EEC/EU, to highlight the historical significance of Regulation 1/58 whilst featuring a modern approach to that which it symbolises at its core.
How can the costs of investing in occupational health and safety be balanced with the benefits that such measures generate?
What is the view of the EU, other international organisations and the social partners on this issue?
The EESC will hold a public hearing on "The costs and benefits of investments in occupational safety and health (OSH)", which will take place on 17 June 2019. The answers to these questions will feed into an exploratory opinion requested by the forthcoming Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Your participation and input is most welcome!
On 18 and 19 June 2019, in the framework of the European Development Days, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in partnership with the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) is organising an exhibition entitled "Together for Inclusion - Inclusive development in action"
The exhibition - which presents the ten winning photos from the photo competition launched during the 2017 European Disability and Development Week - captures men, women and children with disabilities enjoying their right to education, work, culture, leisure, friendship and community. The exhibition was originally presented in the EESC, on December 2018, to mark the International Day of People with Disabilities.
During the meeting, the EU DAG will discuss with a representative of the European Commission the progress in work on implementation of the EU-Canada CETA. The Group will potentially exchange views with a representative of the Canada Mission to the EU. A discussion round on the work programme will also be held.
The objective of the hearing will be to give the floor to experts in the field, but also to answer questions on how can the EU Single Market and its citizens benefit from fully operational European Blockchain infrastructure.
The Workers' Group is organising an extraordinary meeting in Romania in the framework of the Romanian EU Presidency.
The most vulnerable groups in society must not be left behind in the transition to a low-carbon and resource-efficient economic model. The public hearing will look at ways to implement the 17 SDGs by addressing social concerns in full synergy with environmental and economic ones, reducing social inequalities and more fairly distributing the burden of transformation towards a sustainable Europe.
The European Economic and Social Committee is organizing a hearing as part of its follow-up work on its opinion on ''A European retail sector fit for the 21st century'', which was adopted in December 2018. The event will take place on 27 June 2019. It is part of a series of follow-up hearings to be held in several EU Member States.
The main objective of the hearing will be to discuss the effectiveness and efficiency of EU retail policies and to collect valuable input and feedback from Polish stakeholders on the issue in order to find ways to improve these policies. Particular emphasis will be placed on the recommendations presented in the EESC opinion with a view to their implementation at national level.