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10/06/2022

On 25 May, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a hearing on the subject of "Improving equality in the EU" in preparation for an EESC opinion. It discussed intersectionality, discrimination and hierarchy of grounds, while emphasizing the importance of easier access to justice.

02/06/2022

At its May plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an opinion on a new urban mobility framework. The main takeaway was that in light of increasingly ambitious environmental, health and societal objectives, the EU should change approach: from ensuring seamless traffic flows to moving people and goods in a more sustainable and inclusive way.

30/05/2022

Inițiativa „Global Gateway” a UE reprezintă un pas înainte în îmbunătățirea conectivității cu partenerii din afara UE și cu țările în curs de dezvoltare cu aceeași viziune. În avizul său pe această temă, Comitetul Economic și Social European (CESE) subliniază că reprezentanții societății civile trebuie să facă parte din consiliul care va fi creat pentru a coordona investițiile Global Gateway. Acesta subliniază, de asemenea, că eligibilitatea proiectelor Global Gateway trebuie să fie legată de valorile și principiile UE.

25/05/2022

Cohesion policy is key to overcoming the COVID-19 crisis, to achieving climate neutrality by 2050 and to reducing disparities in Europe. Its most serious challenge for the foreseeable future, however, is the war in Ukraine, the EESC cautions in a recent opinion. Rapid action is needed to help refugees and ensure the country's European integration.

25/05/2022

In an opinion proposed by the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) and adopted at May's plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) recommends that the European Commission and national governments, in consultation with all stakeholders inside the packaging industry, take the necessary steps throughout each product's life cycle to increase the industry's sustainability.

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