The conference originally planned for 12 March, rescheduled for 2 July is now being again rescheduled. The organisers are now planning to hold the event on 26 November 2020. (Read more...)
Rewarding solidarity initiatives to tackle the Covid-19 emergency and its consequences in Europe
The Civil Solidarity Prize will reward up to 29 not-for-profit initiatives carried out by natural persons, civil society organisations or private companies which aim to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and its manifold consequences.
The event will explore the potential of communities to revive local economies as we emerge from the pandemic, but in a way that also takes account of the deepening climate and ecological emergency and the urgent need for a deeper societal transformation.
The 28th meeting of the European Economic Area Consultative Committee will take place in Brussels (Belgium) on 18 September 2020. The members of the Committee will discuss the latest developments in EEA and EU/EFTA issues as well as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labour market, they will adopt resolutions on the following topics: "The European Green Deal" and "The EUs Industrial Strategy and the EEA"
During the meeting, the EU DAG will discuss the state of play of the dispute settlement procedure under the EU-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement and the implementation of the TSD-chapter. The reshaping of labour relations and the Green deal are two important challenges in the COVID-19 context that will also be discussed.
The hybrid conference “United in development: Intergenerational and territorial justice” will gather panelists of the Open Eyes Economy Congress and EESC representatives. The sessions will be divided into three major topics:
- Intergenerational solidarity and aging societies
- Territorial solidarity
- Solidarity in development
Housing shortages and rising housing costs in metropolitan and peri-urban areas have led to a rise in housing exclusion, homelessness, and poor-quality housing that is now affecting young people, single-parent and large families, workers and the middle classes more broadly, who are being driven out of major European cities by excessive housing costs and forced to relocate to rural areas. ...
The challenges of contemporary participatory democracy in a Europe that is rebuilding itself: an initial contribution from the Economic and Social Councils and similar institutions to the Conference on the Future of Europe.