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LMO remote public hearing

On 26 November 2021, the EESC's Labour Market Observatory will hold a remote public hearing on A Just Transition for workers of European industries: fostering opportunities for reskilling and upskilling.

The green and digital transition have brought many challenges and opportunities for the EU industry. Investment in skills is essential to support the twin transition and to contribute to a fair recovery. The event will examine, through a discussion with civil society organisations and socio-professional stakeholders, how to ensure a just transition for workers of European industries, taking into consideration the need to strengthen opportunities for reskilling and upskilling. The event includes a webinar taking place in the context of the series of EESC events related to the New Industrial Strategy.


It is a platform established within the institutional framework of the EU‑Serbia Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA), enabling representatives of both the EU and the Serbian civil society to monitor the country's accession negotiations, discuss issues of common interest and point out concerns to be tackled on the Serbian path towards the European Union.


The EESC EU-Japan Follow-up Committee met on 25 November 2021 to discuss various aspects of EU-Japan relations.

Main topics from the programme:

  • Update on the situation in Japan
  • EU and Japan in the global context: The EU strategy for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
  • Climate change and environment
EU-Turkey JCC

The EU-Turkey Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee established in 1995 is composed of members from the EESC and members representing organised civil society in Turkey. Its objective is to contribute to the dialogue among civil society organisations in Turkey and the EU and to issue reports and recommendations to the Turkish authorities and the EU institutions. The JCC discusses a wide range of topics, including cooperation between Turkey and the EU in various areas such as migration, energy, small and medium-sized enterprises and vocational training. This meeting will focus on "Disaster management - How can Turkey and the EU work together?" and "The Green Economy" - as well as other topics such as the "modernisation of the EU-Turkey Customs Union".

22/11/2021 23/11/2021
Voices from across Europe | Aligning science and policy

In the context of the Sustainable Development Observatory meeting, this public event will explore the aftermath of recent climate catastrophes in Europe and look at ways of aligning science and policy.

Workers Group extraordinary meeting

The Workers' Group is organising an Extra-ordinary meeting on 19th November. The morning session is dedicated to discuss industrial policy, where the GR.2  CCMI delegates will also participate.  The afternoon session of the meeting is dedicated to have a discussion on strategic foresight and how the trade unions can use this tool to advance our priorities.

What kind of Europe do you dream of? Civil society and the Conference on the Future of Europe

On 18-19 November, the European Economic and Social Committee will hold its Connecting EU seminar 2021. Entitled "What kind of Europe do you dream of? Civil Society and the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Connecting EU Seminar will debate three issues that will be crucial for tomorrow's Europe. The event will be held fully in person in the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.

18/11/2021 19/11/2021

The meeting of the European Economic and Social Committee's (EESC) External Relations Section on Transatlantic relations will take place on 17 November 2021 from 10h30- 17h00. It will be presided and moderated by the President of the External Relations Section, Mr. Dimitris Dimitriadis.

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