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Migration, a story of two worlds and a play toy of the media

The EESC at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn brought together Europeans with a crying heart who could see that there is not much left of the unifying spirit for which Europe got a few years ago the … Continue reading

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EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) asylum seekers and Eastern neighbours

At the May plenary of the EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) the EESC called for a more proactive, dynamic approach, focusing on regional stabilisation and greater social and civil dialogue. The problems in Turkey were not yet there, putting a … Continue reading

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Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate

People saying “I am” The year that started with people all over the world shouting “Je suis Charlie” being followed in November with “Je suis Paris” has brought more division by some lunatics who want to conquer the world and … Continue reading

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The New gulf of migration and seed for far right parties

The European citizens saw the European Economic Market growing and had high hopes the European Union was going to become some big prosperous state like they could  see the United States of America. Lots of Europeans were looking for the … Continue reading

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2015 European Year for Development

On 9 January, the European Year for Development was launched officially at a special event in Riga in conjunction with the opening of Latvia’s presidency of the Council of the EU. Two days earlier the European Union was attacked on … Continue reading

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2014 European elections

From 22 to 25 May the European elections were held. In Belgium it were very important elections on Sunday the 25th of May because they would be a turning point for the country itself and for it stance in the … Continue reading

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Looking with Argus-eyes to EU budgets

The EU is more aware now than ever before of the importance of listening to, and properly representing the demands, hopes and aspirations of its citizens, who still have not the trust in the institution which it should get. Many … Continue reading

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Met Argus ogen kijkend naar de EU

De EESC is bij uitstek geschikt om in het hart van Europa de belangen van de burgers te behartigen. Dit vereist wel dat het EESC zich daar op ieder niveau (politiek en operationeel) voor inzet, d.w.z. dat zowel zijn leden … Continue reading

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Citizens to be put at the heart of the public debate

The Corsican/French Henri Malosse was elected president of the Employers’ Group of the EESC in 2006 and has been actively involved in EU policies supporting SMEs and, in particular, inspired the creation of the Euro Info Centres, specialist EU policy information … Continue reading

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Impact of the crisis on civil society organisations in the EU – Risks and opportunities

State of the Civil Society and how Civil Society Organisations have been affected by the Financial Crisis Last month 250 civil society representatives gathered in Brussels to seek ways in which the young and old in Europe could gain better … Continue reading

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