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Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 23/10/2019)
Referințe: 
TEN/700-EESC-2019
Sesiune plenară: 
547 -
Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

The EESC welcomes the initiative of the European Commission (EC) to launch the assessment of the draft National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) submitted by the Member States, thereby following up on the new governance model launched by the Council and the Parliament in December 2018 and aimed at ensuring (together with the Member States, regional and local authorities, organised civil society and the public) a process of convergence and consistency of action at European level for the transition to clean energy and climate protection through a multilevel interactive dialogue which fully involves civil society and public and private entities at local and regional level.

Avizul Secțiunii CESE: Integrated national energy and climate plans

Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 22/10/2019)
Referințe: 
ECO/498-EESC-2019
Sesiune plenară: 
547 -
Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

This additional opinion will complement and update the proposals made in the yearly EESC AGS opinion, produced under time pressure, to reinforce the Committee's impact throughout the entire annual semester cycle.

Avizul Secțiunii CESE: Annual Growth Survey 2019 (additional opinion)

Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 22/10/2019)
Referințe: 
INT/885-EESC-2019
Sesiune plenară: 
547 -
Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

This own-initiative opinion should answer following questions: Could the EU Single Market benefit from such a technology and how ? What steps could be taken to ensure that EU, its Single Market and its citizens benefit fully from this technology?

It could also reflect on whether and how using blockchain as an overarching infrastructure, in other European policies, could reinforce the European values of the Single Market and make it even more cohesive and democratic.

Avizul Secțiunii CESE: Blockchain and the EU Single Market: what next? (own-initiative opinion)

Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 22/10/2019)
Referințe: 
INT/887-EESC-2019
Sesiune plenară: 
547 -
Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

In this communication, the Commission is taking a three-step approach: setting-out the key requirements for trustworthy AI, launching a large scale pilot phase for feedback from stakeholders, and working on international consensus building for human-centric AI.

Avizul Secțiunii CESE: Building Trust in Human-Centric Artificial Intelligence (Communication)

Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 22/10/2019)
Referințe: 
ECO/496-EESC-2019-02530
Sesiune plenară: 
547 -
Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

The EESC supports the Commission's aim of ensuring equal treatment, for VAT purposes, for armed forces of Member States working together within an EU framework and NATO armed forces employed in the EU, which already benefit from VAT exemption. The Committee suggests that different national tax authorities should have one system under which the new exemptions are implemented.

Avizul Secțiunii CESE: VAT and excise duty exemption for defence efforts

Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 22/10/2019)
Referințe: 
SC/53-EESC-2019
Sesiune plenară: 
547 -
Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

The proposed opinion will look at new approaches to more fairly distributing the burden of transformation towards a sustainable Europe.

Notă de informare: Leaving no one behind when implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (own-initiative opinion)

Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 22/10/2019)
Referințe: 
NAT/770-EESC-2019-01573
Sesiune plenară: 
547 -
Oct 30, 2019 Oct 31, 2019

Avizul Secțiunii CESE: Blue bioeconomy (Exploratory opinion at the request of the Finnish Presidency)

Aviz în curs de adoptare (updated on 22/10/2019)
Referințe: 
CCMI/170-EESC-2019

The INT section is currently preparing an opinion on the Commission's Communication "Building Trust in Human-Centric Artificial Intelligence" COM(2019)168. The Commission considers that in order to achieve ‘trustworthy AI’, three components are necessary: (1) it should comply with the law, (2) it should fulfil ethical principles and (3) it should be robust. Based on these three components and the European values, the guidelines identify seven key requirements that AI applications should respect to be considered trustworthy. The guidelines also include an assessment list to help check whether these requirements are fulfilled. The CCMI previous experience on the automotive sector is a solid asset to produce a supplementary opinion on this particular Automotive Sector.

Avizul Secțiunii CESE: Artificial intelligence in the automotive sector (supplementary opinion)

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