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Jane Morrice at a EESC plenary session
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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted in its February plenary session an opinion supporting the continuation of the European Peace and Reconciliation Programme (PEACE) in Northern Ireland after the UK's withdrawal from the EU. This continued support is considered as "crucial" given the sensitivity of the debate on the UK/Ireland border in the context of the Brexit negotiations.  

8th Meeting of the EU-Serbia Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee
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Civil society representatives from both Serbia and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) asked the EU institutions to monitor more effectively the reforms in the area of the rule of law in Serbia and other EU candidate countries in a joint declaration issued as an outcome of the 8th meeting of the EU-Serbia Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) that took place in Brussels on 27 February.

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8 / 2019

Vid ett evenemang den 21 februari 2019 – drygt 90 dagar före valet till Europaparlamentet – diskuterade Europeiska ekonomiska och sociala kommittén (EESK) den nyckelroll som det organiserade civila samhället måste spela för Europas framtid. De högsta företrädarna för EU:s institutioner och civilsamhällesorganisationer från hela EU deltog.

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4 / 2019

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the EU house of organised civil society, represented by its Diversity Europe Group, met at Queen's University in Belfast on 15 February 2019 to take stock of the Brexit process and focus on its consequences for the Northern Ireland peace process.