The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is the biggest and most ambitious free trade agreement currently being negotiated by the European Union. Economists believe that an agreement with the USA will be advantageous for both the European Union and the USA, and the negative effects of trade liberalisation will be insignificant. This publication is a summary of the debate on "What development opportunities does the TTIP bring to Europe?" that was held in Sopot on 2 October 2014 as part of the European Forum for New Ideas.
O Comité de Acompanhamento UE-Rússia é o órgão interno do CESE responsável pelas relações com a sociedade civil russa.
Desde o início da guerra encetada contra a Ucrânia pelas autoridades da Federação da Rússia, em 24 de fevereiro de 2022, a sociedade civil livre na Rússia foi silenciada por legislação especial e pela crescente repressão, tendo muitos críticos do regime sido forçados ao exílio.
Nas atuais circunstâncias difíceis, o CESE decidiu manter a porta aberta ao diálogo com a secção antiguerra da sociedade civil russa presente no território da UE.
Tal conduziu a intercâmbios frutuosos de informações e pontos de vista sobre a forma como as relações bilaterais devem prosseguir após o fim da guerra e o regresso à liberdade e à democracia no país.
Implementation of EU policies for youth employment: a civil society perspective - Reports on missions to Greece, Croatia, Italy, Austria, Slovakia and Finland
The Observatory is carrying out a study on the implementation of EU policies for youth employment in a selection of six Member States: Austria, Croatia, Finland, Greece, Italy and Slovakia, seen from a civil society perspective.
The 2014 edition of the Your Europe, Your Say event by the European Economic and Social Committee brought groups of 16 and 17 year-olds from all 28 Member States to Brussels. Their main objective was to set five priorities for what Europe should do to become a better place and be more relevant to its citizens.
Members' conclusions after the conference held in Vilnius on 25 October
Conclusions of the debate which took place during the Extraordinary Meeting of the Employers’ Group Bureau in Vienna on 22nd October 2013.
The main messages of the 6 EESC opinions on Eastern Partnership.
Conclusions of the EESC Coordination Group for the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012.
The five ideas are a distillation of the dreams and aspirations encountered across Europe. Concrete proposals on democracy, employment, rights, education, and the European public sphere.