Dassis-Bernasconi meeting: Political cooperation between the two institutions on the agenda

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Georges Dassis, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, held a working meeting in Brussels with his counterpart Patrick Bernasconi, President of the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council.


The two presidents discussed political cooperation between their institutions and their coordinated efforts on Euromed policies and solving the migration crisis.


They also discussed preparations for the annual meeting of presidents and secretaries-general of the national ESCs of the EU countries and the EESC, to be held in Madrid on 6 and 7 October 2016.


Finally, on the issue of climate change, the two presidents agreed to follow up on the common action they had taken at COP21 by preparing jointly for the COP 22 summit, together with the ESC of Morocco.