The past year has been challenging, to say the least, and we have had to learn quickly, to adapt and to deploy our collective resources as a union. Thanks in no small part to getting the Next Generation EU off the ground, we are now seeing some recovery in Europe.
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Aujourd'hui, le 6 décembre, le groupe des Travailleurs du Comite économique et social européen (CESE) apporte son soutien et sa solidarité aux travailleurs et travailleuses belges et leurs syndicats, lors de la manifestation en front commun pour le pouvoir d’achat et la défense de nos droits syndicaux.
The EU's industrial policy framework: is it fit for 55?
Trade Unions' serious concerns about the implementation of the promised just transition
Priorities and concerns of the EESC Workers' Group before the conference on the future of Europe.
Yesterday 7 October, the Polish Constitutional Court ruled that some EU laws are not compatible with the country's constitution, and denied supremacy of EU legislation over national law. The recent reforms of the judiciary have undermined independence of the Polish judiciary and set it on a collision course with Brussels.
The speech delivered by von der Leyen in the 2021 State of the Union Address has to be critically received, mainly for what it lacks in terms of ambition and clarity, despite naming virtually all the key challenges Europe faces.
We generally welcome the Fit for 55 package of the European Commission, as the effort it constitutes to face many pressing environmental issues. Without decisive action to curb emissions we will be facing drastic ecological disturbances: extreme weather conditions, droughts, floods, drastic food and water shortages, and eventually a catastrophic rise in the sea levels resulting in the need to resettle the vast majority of human population, which inhabits coastlands around the globe.
Today, we witnessed a demonstration of Romanian workers, carrying their claim for decent wages and decent living conditions from Bucharest to Brussels – a journey similar to those of many Romanian workers who had to leave their country in search for a better life.
Respect for Fundamental Rights and respect for pluralism and diversity, protecting minorities and avoiding discrimination, are a fundamental pillar of the EU model.
The involvement of organised civil society and the EESC is crucial in ensuring the broad participation of citizens in the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE), highlighted Christa Schweng, president of the European Economic and Social Committee, at the inaugural Conference Plenary in Strasbourg on 19 June. Ms Schweng took part in the plenary along with a delegation of 18 EESC members.