Category Archives: Economy

Tackling climate change can be a driver for growth and jobs

The Commission has published the 2019 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, this time dedicated to the theme of sustainability. The 2019 report shows that tackling climate change and preserving growth go hand in … Continue reading

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Our and EESC Workers’ Group Priorities for the European Union

Too many people living in European countries do not see and do not believe in the importance of the different nation having to work together. Several citizens think it is just something for the happy few, but they are wrong, … Continue reading

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United in an open society relying not on command and control but on freedom

Danger of one person having everything in his hands When looking at what is going on (or going wrong) in the United States I cannot prevent myself from making a few remarks for the success of a unitary state. The … Continue reading

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Skills and competences acquired in civil society organisations – how to recognise and value them in the labour market

Not able to go to all the conferences of my interest and to prepare papers for discussions my thoughts still keep grinding on those matters to be discussed and to be solved. Continue reading

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Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #1 Global risks landscape

Last year the media in Belgium had to bring warnings about the availability of water and requested people to use water scarcely. In February and March again a water alert went out, not about having to much water, like one … Continue reading

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How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of … Continue reading

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Shifting towards a cleaner economy

Around the world many countries are trying to shift towards a cleaner economy, moving away from a reliance on energy produced by fossil fuels, such as coal and gas, towards a more sustainable supply by ramping up renewable energy sources, … Continue reading

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Going for sustainable development

People should know they all should join hands to make sure that we can survive in nice surroundings where nobody is afraid to seek to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. People should recognise that eradicating poverty in all its … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, Demographic trends and New blood from abroad

Europe has to face the inevitable effect of the extra-large baby boom generation hitting retirement age and stepping away from the work force. For many years, economists from Europe and America have spoken of Japan and Western Europe as places … Continue reading

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Les partis politiques s’engagent à élever le revenu minimum au-dessus du seuil de pauvreté européen et réformer le statut cohabitant

Dans le cadre des élections fédérales du 26 mai, le Réseau belge du revenu minimum (BMIN) a organisé le 28 mars un grand débat politique sur l’une des mesures les plus importantes pour sortir les gens de la pauvreté : … Continue reading

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