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18/10/2019

The ninth meeting of the EU-Serbia Joint Consultative Committee (JCC), that took place in Belgrade on 10-11 October, gathered members of the European Economic and Social Committee and representatives of Serbian civil society organisations (CSOs). The general agreement was that, despite the progress made in some areas, Serbia has still a long way to go to meet interim benchmarks in the field of rule of law and Copenhagen political criteria for its accession to the EU.

18/10/2019

Le 13ème Séminaire des attachés de presse de la société civile, qui s'est tenu les 10 et 11 octobre à Malaga, a couvert le thème « L'UE est (pour) vous - Le rôle de la société civile dans la communication sur l'Union européenne ». Il a été organisé par le Comité économique et social européen en partenariat avec l'Université de Malaga.

Les participants au séminaire se sont plongés dans les débats pendant un jour et demi dans l’enceinte de l’Université, au cœur même de la ville de Malaga. 

04/10/2019

On 26 September, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) approved an own-initiative opinion to mark the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). In this opinion, the EESC acknowledges the important achievements of this initiative, but also calls for further reforms in the areas of democratisation and fundamental freedoms. The opinion insists on the need to strengthen the role of civil society and to provide credible EU membership prospects to EaP states.

08/08/2019

According to the EESC, the European manufacturing system can only make an effective and competitive transition to a cutting-edge digital and environmentally friendly economy when it is ready for significant investments in innovation. As the main job creators and providers, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) need particular support. The steps planned by the European Commission to facilitate better development of the manufacturing system should therefore be consistently based on real awareness of companies' – especially SMEs' – needs.  

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