Articles Posted in the " Social " Category

  • Earth Hour 2020: the Committees switch off their lights

    The European Economic and Social Committee and the European Committee of the Regions will take part in the worldwide Earth Hour initiative over the last weekend of March. The lights in their buildings will be switched off from 10 p.m. on Friday 27 March to 6 a.m. on Monday 30 March. Powered by WPeMatico


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  • European Social Innovation Competition

    The European Social Innovation Competition is a competition run by the European Commission across all EU countries, now in its eighth year.Under the theme Reimagine Fashion: Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion, this year’s competition is looking for early stage projects that will change the ways we produce, buy, use and recycle fashion and encourage a […]

  • Social Europe and demographic change, high priorities for SEDEC in 2020

    ​The European Committee of the Regions’ SEDEC commission began its new term of office with a discussion on the European Commission’s initiatives for strengthening the social dimension of the European Union. At the meeting on 24 February, members also adopted an opinion which urges to tackle demographic challenges at all levels of government and across […]

  • Anne Karjalainen becomes new chair of the CoR’s SEDEC Commission

    ​Anne Karjalainen (FI/PES) was elected chair of the European Committee of the Regions’ Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment, Research and Culture (SEDEC) at the Committee´s constitutive meeting on 13 February. Ms Karjalainen, Member of Kerava City Council, will chair the SEDEC commission’s work during the first 2,5 years of the new five-year mandate. Powered […]