Nearly 200 communications experts from civil society organisations, EU and national public administrations, and the worlds of academia and the media met in Brussels for the 7th annual civil society media seminar organised by the EESC in partnership with the European Parliament.
With a critical juncture already fast approaching,the Greek Presidency of the EU represents an opportunity that Europe cannot afford to miss, a chance to influence the direction of change and build a Europe that feels more tangible and familiar to its citizens. At the elections next May,the public will elect a new European Parliament. These elections will also tell us whether or not Europe has managed to convince its citizens that it is effective and that the European venture has been reinvigorated.
Summary of the discussion during the extraordinary meeting of the Employers' Group. The discussion on boosting industry and competitiveness in Europe took place during the Extraordinary Meeting of the Employers’ Group in Brussels, Belgium on 13th November 2013. The discussion on re-industrialisation of Europe took place during the panel organised by the Employers’ Group in the framework of the European Forum for New Ideas on 26th September 2013 in Sopot, Poland.
Towards more sustainable consumption: industrial product lifetimes and restoring trust through consumer information
Planned obsolescence is associated with a form of industrial production that relies on a minimum renewal rate for its products. Although product renewal is necessary, certain abuses need to be addressed. The EESC would like to see a total ban on products with built-in defects designed to end the product's life.
Assessment of the EES C’s prospective role in designing a ‘European Just Culture Charter’
Assessment of the EESC’s prospective in designing a “European Just Culture Charter"
Members' conclusions after the conference held in Vilnius on 25 October
Towards the EP elections - Communicating the added value of Europe
7th Civil Society Media Seminar | EESC, Brussels | 25-26 November 2013
Conclusions of the debate which took place during the Extraordinary Meeting of the Employers’ Group Bureau in Vienna on 22nd October 2013.
This publication outlines the events that have taken place from 2010-2013 and details the support provided by the local, regional or national partner involved.