The Workers Group of the Economic and Social Committee welcomes European Commission president-elect Ursula Von der Leyen’s announcements on social policy but if she wants to be trusted, she needs to deliver, president Olivier Röpke told EURACTIV.
By Claire Stam|2018-11-09T06:56:31+00:00november 9th, 2018|Climate Change, European Economic and Social Committee, Green finance, Just transition, low carbon economy, Multiannual Financial Framework, News|
The EU's next multi-annual budget (2021-2027) should dedicate 40% of spending to the low-carbon economy and high-quality jobs, said Rudy de Leeuw, a delegate at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), an EU advisory body.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will discuss today (19 September) the next multi-annual financial framework (MFF) with budget commissioner Günter Oettinger. EESC president, Luca Jahier, told EURACTIV.com that the long-term budget for 2021-2027 should be increased to 1.3% of EU’s GDP.
The new president of the European Economic and Social Committee, Luca Jahier, intends to promote a new culture of dialogue around sustainable development, culture, peace and youth, in order to bring citizens closer to the European project.
Simplified application procedures and better communication among local, national and European stakeholders are the priorities for the improvement of Leader programmes which finance rural development projects, a new study has found. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Europe needs to revolutionise its approach to food, focusing on sustainability and health to tackle the many challenges of the future, said a report published on Wednesday (6 December).