The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) addresses specific problems in the field of aviation safety which could arise in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit and endorses the Commission's proposal to temporarily extend the application of EU legislation.
Nevoile și preocupările cetățenilor au reprezentat punctul central al dezbaterii privind revoluția digitală în cadrul sesiunii plenare din februarie a Comitetului Economic și Social European (CESE), care a reafirmat că principiul „omul la comanda mașinii” ar trebui sprijinit întotdeauna.
Rolul cetățenilor în tranziția energetică a ocupat un loc central pe ordinea de zi a ședinței din februarie a Secțiunii pentru transporturi, energie, infrastructură și societatea informațională (TEN) a Comitetului Economic și Social European (CESE), în cadrul căreia experții în domeniul energiei au împărtășit din experiența dobândită în munca lor în beneficiul cetățenilor.
CCMI hearing discussed "Economic, technological and social changes in advanced health services for elderly people"
An EESC hearing has revealed that almost a million EU citizens may be deprived of their right to vote in the upcoming European elections as a result of their disability, and many more may face obstacles when casting their ballots.
The EESC calls for a budget increase and special promotion under Horizon 2020
The creative sector in Europe has great potential, but it needs more support to fully develop and become a serious competitive player on the world market. Other branches, including the textile, tourism, automotive, construction, and health industries would also benefit from an ambitious cultural and creative sector. The EESC therefore calls for an increase in the budget and specific financial support under Horizon 2020.
The government, representatives of organised civil society and other interest groups call for fresh impetus for the European Union
An effective solution for taxation of businesses in the digitalised economy should be found at the global level, to prevent further unilateral action and to ensure sustainable growth, investment, tax certainty and fairness, international tax experts and civil society representatives stated at a hearing held by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 29 January.
In the event of a deal, the UK should stay aligned with EU laws; for chemicals, the REACH regulation is key. As for the aeronautics industry, agreements on reciprocity in the most important areas should be put in place. The planned transition period is too short, however, and should be extended to at least five years.
At its January plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an opinion on the reinforcement of the role of Domestic Advisory Groups (DAGs) in monitoring the implementation of free trade agreements (FTAs) signed by the European Union. DAGs are already responsible for supervising the implementation of FTAs in the areas of sustainable development and labour standards, but the EESC wants to extend this monitoring role to include all aspects of the agreements, including the core trade provisions.