574th Plenary session, with the following guests : Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner responsible for Jobs and Social Rights, Álvaro Albacete Perea, Deputy Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean, and Josep Ferré, Executive Director of the Anna Lindh Foundation, Ivailo Kalfin, Executive Director of Eurofound, Kinga Stanislawska, Founder of European Women in VC (Venture Capital) and Xenia Kazoli, Executive vice chairwoman of the Hellenic corporate governance council. And the Civil Society Prize award ceremony on Thursday 15 December at 10 a.m.
With the following guests: Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, Evelyn Regner, Vice-President of the European Parliament, Prof. Leonardo Meeus, and Pegah Moulana, Advocacy Coordinator at Youth and Environment Europe.
572nd Plenary session, with the following guests: Ivan Bartoš, Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Margaritis Schinas, EU VP, David Clarinval, Deputy Prime Minister (Belgium), Isabelle Schömann (ETUC) and Véronique Willems,(SMEunited), Guy Rider(ILO).
Presentation of the priorities of the Czech Presidency of the Council, with Jan Lipavský, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Presentation of the priorities of the European Committee of the Regions, with Mr Vasco Alves Cordeiro, President of the European Committee of the Regions, Ensuring gender equality and tackling gender-based violence, linked to the adoption of the SOC/726 opinion on Combatting violence against women and SOC/731 opinion on Gender equality, with Cristina Fabre, Team leader on gender-based violence, European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), New EU-US Trade and Technology Council in action: priorities for business, workers and consumers and necessary safeguards, with Fredrik Erixon, economist and writer, linked to the adoption of the REX/544 opinion, Resolution on the European Economic and Social Comm
In the presence of Professor Andrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Global Governance, Dubravka Šuica, Vice-President of the European Commission, H.E. Mr Vsevolod Chentsov, Head of Mission of Ukraine to the EU, Marta Barandiy, Promote Ukraine, and Mariya Korolchuk, Funky Citizens.
With the participation of Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for an Economy that Works for People.
Resolution "War in Ukraine and its economic and social impact", with Ylva Johansson, Anatoliy Kinakh, Alexander Shubin and Gennadiy Chyzhykov. With Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth and Helmut Burtscher-Schaden, PhD, representative of the ECI.
567th Plenary session, with the following guests: Věra Jourová, European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency; Martha Schultz, Alberto Corti, Kerstin Howald, Claudia Monteiro De Aguiar - Debate with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the Commission, in charge of the European Green Deal.