Opinion of the Economic and Social Committee on organised civil society and European governance the Committee"s contribution to the drafting of the White Paper.

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SeriesCES -- 535/2001
ContributionsEconomic and Social Committee of the European Communities.
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Pagination17p. ;
Number of Pages17
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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is the voice of organised civil society in Europe. welcomes this review and calls for a reform to establish a prosperity-focused economic governance, which focuses on a range of key policy objectives, such as sustainable and inclusive growth, full employment and decent work, and avoids.

At its plenary session on 19 October the Economic and Social Committee, acting under Rule 23(3) of its Rules of Procedure, decided to draw up an opinion on ‘Organised civil society and European governance: the Committee’s contribution to the drafting of the White Paper.

Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on The representativeness of European civil society organisations in civil dialogue (/C 88/11) On 25 SeptemberThe European Economic and Social Committee, acting under Rule 29 of its Rules.

On 10 Decemberthe European Economic and Social Committee, acting under Rule 29(2) of its Rules of Procedure, decided to draw up opinion entitled ‘Promoting the involvement of Civil Society Organisations in South-East Europe (SEE) — Past experiences and future challenges’.

Opinion of the Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on the scoreboard on implementing the social policy agenda’ C / EN Official Journal of the European Communities Our work.

The EESC issues between and opinions and information reports a year. It also organises several annual initiatives and events with a focus on civil society and citizens’ participation such as the Civil Society Prize, the Civil Society Days. At European level the European Economic and Social Committee is the institutional representative of organised civil society in the Member is thusthe "home of civil dialogue", but notthe forum for social dialogue.

The Committee considers the issue of representativeness of civil society. This notion of a civil dialogue was also used in an Opinion published by the Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) and established the base what should become the new 7 COM(93)Green Paper on Social Policy, November followed by the publication in of the White Book.

EESC opinion on Proposals for Regulations of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) and for establishing a European Neighbourhood Instrument, OJ C 11,p.

see also Information Report on The role of civil society in the implementation of the Partnership for democracy and. At its th plenary session, held on 12 and 13 December (meeting of 12 December), the European Economic and Social Committee adopted the following opinion by votes to two with one abstention.

Conclusions and recommendations Promote the role of civil society in EU-Moldova relations The year marked a turning point in. The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) welcomes the European Parliament’s (EP) openness to collaboration represented by this request for an exploratory opinion on the implementation of EU environmental legislation in the areas of air quality, waste and water.

out of the European Economic and Social Committee's members will be new to the EESC as it begins its term of office in October. Members starting out at the EESC will begin their term under the constraints of COVID, with social distancing and hybrid meetings still being the rule in Brussels as infection rates spike across.

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The opinion served as the basis for the conference “Social dialogue as an important pillar of economic sustainability and the resilience of economies in Europe", organised by the German Presidency on 10 November, which involved the EESC president Christa Schweng, former EESC member Vladimíra Drbalová and current EESC member Cinzia Del Rio.

Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on EU-Brazil relations (/C /15) At its plenary session of 16 January the European Economic and Social Committee, acting under Rule 29(2) of its Rules of Procedure, decided to draw up an own-initiative opinion on EU-Brazil relations.

national economic and social committees, social partners and other civil society organisations to identify and document good practice. Hearings were held in Katowice, Porto and Schwerin; which were supplemented by field visits to various other MS. Valuable assistance was also given by the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions.

2 - The Governance White Paper has engaged in more or less equal measure public/political authorities (27%), organised civil society (22%), and socio-economic actors (22%).

There has also been a substantive academic response (16%), while contributions from individuals have accounted for 13%. The response from public/political authorities has. The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) was established in with the aim of being an advisory body of nominated individuals representing groups of economic and social interest.

The Nice Treaty () refers to the EESC as bringing together representatives of the various economic and social components of organised civil society. For five years () I had the privilege of acting as the Secretary-General of the European Economic and Social Committee. This blog, which I started inand which, it having served its purpose, I have allowed to lie dormant since I stepped down inwas established to accompany me on that five-year journey.

This conference, jointly organised by the German Presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), will explore the role of European civil society in using digitalisation in a way that enables and drives sustainability to support the European Green Deal and the EU sustainable recovery.

Description. This the first complete guide to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the Brussels-based body which brings together representatives of organised civil society (employers, trade unions and other interests) from all 28 EU member states and has a consultative role with the EU legislative institutions.

The European Economic and Social Committee represents the various economic and social components of organised civil society. It is an institutional consultative body established by the Treaty of Rome.

Its consultative role enables its members, and hence the organisations they represent, to participate in the Community decision-making process.

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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Is a consultative body of the European Union. It acts as an intermediary between organised civil society and the European Parliament, Council and Commission. The Committee was set up by the Rome Treaties and is composed of members, drawn from economic and social interest groups in Europe.

to promote civil society engagement in global governance. Indeed, in recent decades most global regulatory bodies have begun to develop noteworthy relations with civil society organisations (see, for instance, the European Economic and Social Committee of the EU or, more recently, the newly.

Research on civil society and the European Union (EU) has become a growth industry and it reflects both a growing presence of organized civil society in EU affairs and rising expectations in the democratic virtues of a European civil society.

Various EU bodies, most notably the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), produce documents on the nature and role of civil society.

These documents express a “mainstream” view on civil society: this is the case for European Economic and Social Committee and European Economic and Social Committee Abstract. Civil society has been an important issue to the European Union (EU) since the s because European institutions are convinced that civil society organizations can solve pending societal problems, represent the needs and interests of constituencies with no voice in the policy-making process, and generally increase the quality of democratic governance across the European, national.

The future evolution of civil society in the European Union by Study The information and views set out in this study are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee.

The European Economic and Social Committee does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in. This paper focuses on the role played by civil-society organisations in three policy sectors – environmentalism, regionalism and anti-racism – at different territorial levels.

The paper describes routes of Europeanisation, and highlights the crucial role of mediators between national and European levels of governance in building alliances and transnational networks. representing as it does organised European civil society, and likewise acknowledging its experience of regional integration processes and its contribution to such processes, particularly in the socio-economic field, AWARE of the contribution of the EESC’s Latin America Follow-Up Committee to the dialogue between EU economic and social and.

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Under the terms of the treaties, the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have a legal obligation to consult the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) when they are passing new legislation on a wide range of issues.

The EESC examines these proposals and draws up opinions based on agreements reached by members. In addition, the EESC adopts own-initiative opinions on. public comments on European governance. Many people who responded to the White Paper also set out their ideas on a future Treaty.

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6 This description corresponds to the analysis developed by the Economic and Social Committee in its opinion ‘The role and contribution of civil society organisations in the building of Europe’ (OJ C17 Novemberp.

30 7 This might require additional implementing measures at the Community level, which are being considered. “Ηow the organised civil society takes stock and sets out prospects for it” - EESC and ESC Event The European Semester General Assembly of the ESC with the participation of the Council of the Members’ Presidents of the ESC on the future course of the country and the strengthening of democracy.

organised by the European Economic and Social Committee, with the support of the European Commission and the Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce. The meeting brought together representatives of civil society from Latin America and the Caribbean, including the following.

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INTRODUCTION Context Over the last two decades, the Internet and more broadly cyberspace has had a tremendous impact on all parts of society. This book explores the concept of ‘civil society’, which over recent years has been revived and introduced into the institutional debate within the EU.

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