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534th Plenary session, 18-19 April 2018

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MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: 534th Plenary session, 18-19 April 2018 Mid-term renewal of the XVth (five-year) term of office The EESC is hosting its 534th Plenary Session on 18-19 April to mark the end of the Presidency headed by Georges Dassis and welcome a new Presidency for 2018-2020.

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EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform concerned about negative low pay trends in Ukraine

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MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform concerned about negative low pay trends in Ukraine The EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (CSP) urges Kiev to implement more consistent reforms in various sectors and to give the issue of low wages and poverty the highest priority. These issues were addressed […]

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Shaping Europe – Recent EESC Achievements, 2018 Edition

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MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: Shaping Europe – Recent EESC Achievements, 2018 Edition This publication, which is aimed both at the general public and at the other European institutions, provides an overview of the work carried out by the EESC in recent years in the main European policy areas, or […]

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Europe’s Roma still facing discrimination and ethnic profiling, say NGOs and policymakers

By   /  April 15, 2018  /  Economy, English, European Economic and Social Committee, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Europe’s Roma still facing discrimination and ethnic profiling, say NGOs and policymakers

MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: Europe’s Roma still facing discrimination and ethnic profiling, say NGOs and policymakers Europe’s largest minority, numbering more than ten million people, continue to be discriminated against and marginalised in many Member States of the European Union. Human rights NGOs and EU policymakers who gathered at […]

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Serbian authorities and the EU should step up their efforts to ensure Serbia’s EU accession by 2025 remains feasible, insist EU and Serbian civil society

By   /  April 15, 2018  /  Economy, English, European Economic and Social Committee, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Serbian authorities and the EU should step up their efforts to ensure Serbia’s EU accession by 2025 remains feasible, insist EU and Serbian civil society

MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: Serbian authorities and the EU should step up their efforts to ensure Serbia’s EU accession by 2025 remains feasible, insist EU and Serbian civil society The last meeting of the EU-Serbia Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) took place in Brussels on 12 April. The […]

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European Day of Social Economy Enterprises 2018

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MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: European Day of Social Economy Enterprises 2018 The EESC has been working on the topic of Social Economy Enterprises for the past decade and a dedicated permanent study group has been created in 2016. In view of the success of the European Day of Social […]

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Agreement on Posting of Workers by Council

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MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: Agreement on Posting of Workers by Council European Union ambassadors have confirmed the compromise text negotiated with the European Parliament on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive. Under the agreement, workers who are sent by their employers to work temporarily in another Member […]

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ECI Day calls for genuine citizen participation

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MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: ECI Day calls for genuine citizen participation Successful European citizen initiatives must trigger dialogue and proper follow-up at EU level Six years after the introduction of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) with barely any impact on EU legislation, the constructive criticism, particularly from the European […]

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EU and Georgian civil society discuss the situation of small and medium-sized enterprises and food safety in Georgia

By   /  March 30, 2018  /  Economy, English, European Economic and Social Committee, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on EU and Georgian civil society discuss the situation of small and medium-sized enterprises and food safety in Georgia

MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: EU and Georgian civil society discuss the situation of small and medium-sized enterprises and food safety in Georgia The latest meeting of the EU-Georgia Civil Society Platform (CSP) took place in Tbilisi on 22 March. The CSP’s members discussed the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement […]

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Recast of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

By   /  March 30, 2018  /  Economy, English, European Economic and Social Committee, Eurozone, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Recast of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

MIL OSI – Source: European Economic and Social Committee Headline: Recast of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Persistent organic pollutants (“POPs”) are chemical substances that persist in the environment, bioaccumulate through the food web, and pose a risk to human health and the environment. The aim of this proposal for a regulation is that the Commission has […]

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