European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) reviews the EC’s 15-point action plan on Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapters

European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) reviews the EC’s 15-point action plan on Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapters – 20th of OCTOBER 2021

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) represents the major civil society organizations in Europe. Members include employers, trade unionists and representatives of social, occupational, economic and cultural organizations. It assists the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission in an advisory capacity (1957, Treaty on EU, Art. 13). The European Commission brought forward the 15-point action plan on Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapters. Seizing this momentum, the EESC calls for stronger civil society monitoring, using innovative instruments and enhancing the leverage for TSD. Related links:

https://www.eesc.europa.eu/en/our-work/opinions-information-reports/opinions/next-generation-trade-and-sustainable-development-reviewing-15-point-action-plan-own-initiative-opinion

https://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1803

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/IDAN/2018/603877/EXPO_IDA(2018)603877_EN.pdf

https://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2018/february/tradoc_156618.pdf

MATS Kick-off Meeting

MATS Kick-off Meeting – 8th of July 2021

MATS, a research and innovation action project, funded by Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grand agreement no 101000751 has officially kicked-off on 8th of July 2021. The days was used to discuss the project concept and set-up the plan for the next six months. The consortium comprises comprises 14 partners with a wide spectrum of expertise and competences, substantial and longstanding experiences, and wide geographical spread in Europe and Africa.