Tag Archives: European Economic and Social Committee – EESC

Defeating populism in the EU by education of the young people

We sincerely should make some more work to have the young people come to see how it comes we may live in a peaceful Western Europe for nearly 75 years. Some years ago students still had separate classes of geography … Continue reading

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Education has key role in building the democratic and rule of law culture

Education, both formal and non-formal, has a key role in building the democratic and rule of law culture. The diversity of political cultures in Europe makes the task more difficult. However, there are successful historical examples in which democratic values … Continue reading

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Further strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. State of play and possible next steps

The EESC welcomes the Commission’s Communication on Further Strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. It regrets that the short reflection period has not allowed for deeper consultation. The EESC recalls the essential watchdog role played by the civil … 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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The European Union – the environmental challenges and your voice

Environmental challenges are everywhere. There is an urgent need to stop biodiversity losses and to improve air, water and soil quality – to name but a few problem areas. Among examples of global environmental problems, the loss of bees is … Continue reading

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Pushing people in a corner danger for indoctrination and loss of democratic values

We must be very careful that a fear of certain faith groups does not lead us to reduce or even remove many elements of the acquired liberties from our human rights. We must also ensure that we protect the vulnerable young people from extremist propaganda, because they have no strong sense of identity and, for example, are excluded by society because of their rejection in schools due to head coverings. Continue reading

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Angst voor Islamisering dat juist leidt tot indoctrinatiemogelijkheden

Wij moeten zeer hard opletten dat een angst voor bepaalde geloofsgroepen ons er niet toe brengt om vele elementen van de verworven vrijheden terug te schroeven of zelfs te verwijderen van onze rechten. alsook moeten wij er op toezien dat wij de kwetsbare jongeren behoeden voor extremistische propaganda, omdat zij geen sterk gevoel van identiteit hebben en o.a. door hun afwijzing in scholen wegens hoofdbedekking zich door de maatschappij buitengesloten. Continue reading

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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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EESC to elect new President & Vice-Presidents

Only five days to go and the the Constitutive plenary of the new term on 7th October, 11.30 a.m. the European Parliament at the Hemicycle (Paul-Henri Spaak building) will vote for a new President and two Vice-Presidents. During the Constitutive … Continue reading

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