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20/05/2019
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24/2019

On 10 May, candidates from the main parties running for the European Parliament (EP) elections took part in a round table debate organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Madrid. They were in favour of initiating a reform of the EU institutions with the aim, amongst other things, of enabling organised civil society to play a greater role in the building of Europe.

15/05/2019
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23/2019

Young Europeans think that belonging to the EU benefits them directly and are keen to learn other languages, explore other cultures, and have friends of other EU nationalities. These are just the first results of a study on "Youngsters and the EU - Perceptions, Knowledge and Expectations", which the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and its Diversity Europe Group presented at a major event in Brussels on 15 May 2019.

29/03/2019
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20/2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is starting to take stock of progress made so far in implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights ("the Social Pillar"), a tool for social policy proclaimed by the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission at the Gothenburg Summit in November 2017.

22/03/2019
Participants in YEYS 2019
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18/2019

Povinné učebné osnovy o európskej politike, aby sa zvýšila informovanosť občanov pred tým, ako odovzdajú svoj hlas vo voľbách, to bol návrh, ktorý získal najviac hlasov v ročníku 2019 podujatia pre mladých Vaša Európa, váš názor (YEYS), ktoré usporiadal Európsky hospodársky a sociálny výbor (EHSV) 21. – 22. marca 2019. Táto iniciatíva a tri ďalšie návrhy zamerané na využitie nových technológií a sociálnych médií na zvýšenie účasti na európskych voľbách budú predložené na zváženie Európskemu parlamentu.

21/03/2019
Plenary session March 2019 - day 22 - bilateral meeting - presidents Jahier and Bernasconi
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17/2019

The future of Europe was high on the agenda of the EESC March plenary, which hosted a debate with Patrick Bernasconi, president of the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council. Luca Jahier, president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), reaffirmed that civil society had a vital role to play in the European project.

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