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. Web streaming
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. Web streaming.
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.
566th Plenary Session, with the following guests: Presentation of the priorities of the French Presidency, with Clément BEAUNE, and debate related to the European Year of Youth 2022, with Anne Kjær BATHEL, Joe ELBORN, and Miriam TEUMA. The debates can be followed by web streaming.
565th Plenary Session, with the following guests : Ursula VON DER LEYEN, President of the European Commission and Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-president of the European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, Kadri SIMSON, Commissioner for Energy, Mairead McGUINNESS, Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union. Civil Society Prize Award Ceremony. You will be able to follow the debates by web streaming.
564th Plenary session of the Committee, with the following guests: Jean-Marie Paugam, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Janusz Wojciechowski, Commissioner for Agriculture and Padmashree Gehl Sampath, Berkman Klein Fellow, Harvard University.
563rd plenary session, with the following guests and debates: "Securing Media Freedom and Diversity in Europe" with Ricardo Gutiérrez and Julie Majerczak on Wednesday 22 September at 3 p.m. and "Cohesion policy" with Elisa Ferreira, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, on Thursday 23 September at 10 a.m.
562nd plenary session of the EESC, with the following guests: Anže Logar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, A post-Covid economy that works for all - Towards a well-being economy? with Tim Jackson, James Watson, Sandrine Dixson-Declève and Fabrice Murtin, and a debate on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Jayant Narayan.