EESC: its role, and how it works
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The priorities of the Economic and Social Committee European during the Swedish presidency of the Council of the European Union are available in four linguistic versions : EN, FR, SV, DE (PDF ). The paper publication is available in DE and FR, versions SV and DE will be printed very soon.
Since the 1970s, the European Economic and Social Committee has been committed to ACP-EU relations and has organised regular meetings with economic and social interest groups from the ACP countries. These meetings have provided an opportunity to discuss the concerns and priorities of these actors and to forward recommendations to the relevant political authorities at the national, regional and international level.
The leaflet describes the EESC activities in the European Eastern Neighbourhood countries.
The NAT Section of the EESC brings the voice of organised civil society into the EU law-making process in issues related to the environment, agriculture and rural development, fisheries and aquaculture, forestry, food safety, animal health, etc.
India and the European Union are two quite exceptional entities in the world. India is one of the few developing countries which has managed to stay both secular and fully democratic since its independence. The EU is the only example in history where century-old conflicts between nation-states were resolved through a progressive pooling of sovereignties well beyond simple economic co-operation.
This Final Annual Activity Report 2007 has been drafted in accordance with the Financial Regulation and is the main yearly reporting tool used by the European Economic and Social Committee in order to report to the budgetary authority.
"The future of the textile, clothing and footwear sectors in Europe"
External relations and enlargement
"The EESC and the Mediterranean"