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  • Two years ago, the Workers’ Group joined the international community in condemning the invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops, escalating the hybrid war Putin waged since 2014. The demand of that day, the immediate withdrawal of all Russian troops from all Ukrainian-occupied territory, stands today.

  • Just one day before the anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted a resolution calling for Ukraine's swift accession to the EU in full respect of enlargement principles. The EESC supports establishing a special international tribunal on crimes of aggression against Ukraine, and points out that support to civil society must continue for "as long as it takes".

  • EESC plenary debate on One year from the start of the war in Ukraine – Impact of the war on people in Ukraine and in the EU, linked to the adoption of the EESC resolution on Ukraine - One year after the Russian invasion – the European Civil Society Perspective

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    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) today awarded prizes to six civil society organisations for their outstanding projects, which are shining examples of civil society's commitment to creating a better future for Europe's young people and to easing the plight of Ukrainians suffering as a result of Russia's brutal invasion of their country.

  • On 15 December, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will award its 2022 Civil Society Prize to six organisations, from Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, and Spain.

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    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is this year exceptionally rewarding two sets of winners. Its Civil Society Prize will go both to projects trying to create a better future for young people, and to schemes lending support to Ukrainians affected by Russia's brutal invasion of their country

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    On 19 July, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a high-level conference on relief and reconstruction of Ukraine, at which it pledged its full support for the war-ravaged country on all fronts.

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    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), just a week ahead of the EU Council Summit, adopted its second Resolution on Ukraine, strongly supporting the country's unconditional candidate status to the EU. The European civil society will be working hand in hand with Ukraine for Ukraine on the reconstruction of the country delivering a stronger, greener, more resilient and sustainable European partner.

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    Een betere toekomst voor jongeren en steun voor Oekraïense oorlogsslachtoffers: zo luiden de twee thema’s van de EESC-prijs voor het maatschappelijk middenveld van dit jaar

  • Debate on 'European responses to strengthen our economies and societies against the background of the current geo-political context'