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In voorbereiding (updated on 15/10/2021)
Referentie: 
SOC/687-EESC-2021
Zitting: 
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Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

informatieve nota: Towards a New Care Model for the Elderly: learning from the Covid-19 pandemic (own-initiative opinion - Gr III)

In voorbereiding (updated on 13/10/2021)
Referentie: 
SOC/698-EESC-2021
Zitting: 
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Oct 20, 2021 Oct 21, 2021

This opinion comments on the new EU strategic framework on health and safety at work for the period 2021-2027. The framework sets out the key actions needed to improve workers' health and safety over the coming years and focuses on three objectives: managing change brought by green, digital and demographic transitions as well as changes to the traditional work environment, improving prevention of accidents and illnesses, and increasing preparedness for any potential future crises. The EESC broadly agrees with the vision set out in the strategic framework but proposes also additional measures and initiatives to be integrated in the strategy.

In voorbereiding (updated on 13/10/2021)
Referentie: 
CCMI/178-EESC-2021
Zitting: 
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Mar 24, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

Batteries placed on the EU market should become sustainable, high-performing and safe all along their entire life cycle. This means batteries that are produced with the lowest possible environmental impact, using materials obtained in full respect of human rights as well as social and ecological standards. Batteries have to be long-lasting and safe, and at the end of their life, they should be repurposed, remanufactured or recycled, feeding valuable materials back into the economy.

advies EESC: Sustainability requirements for batteries in the EU

In voorbereiding (updated on 13/10/2021)
Referentie: 
INT/935-EESC-2021
Zitting: 
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Oct 20, 2021 Oct 21, 2021

The Communication is intended to update the previous Communication (COM (2020) 102 final) adopted on 10 March 2020 at the dawn of the COVID-19 crisis, taking into account the latest developments related in particular to the pandemic.

In voorbereiding (updated on 13/10/2021)
Referentie: 
CCMI/177-EESC-2020
Zitting: 
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Mar 24, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

In September 2020, the European Commission presented the Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials, which also contains the 2020 List of Critical Raw Materials.

advies EESC: Critical Raw Materials Resilience: Charting a Path towards greater Security and Sustainability

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