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MIL-OSI Europe: EESC sets up special body to increase civil society’s involvement in the European Semester process

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Aid, Budget, English, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: EESC sets up special body to increase civil society’s involvement in the European Semester process

Source: European Economic and Social Committee The new EESC European Semester Group reflects the growing importance of the European Semester and the lack of involvement and policy contributions on the part of social partners and civil society organisations in the process Following the economic, social and political crises in Europe, the European Semester has become […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: EESC calls for a more active role of the social partners in the new Labour Authority

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Aid, Business, Commerce, Employment, English, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, Labour, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: EESC calls for a more active role of the social partners in the new Labour Authority

Source: European Economic and Social Committee Despite voicing its support for the Commission’s initiative to help solve the problems confronting cross-border mobility, the EESC gives a number of suggestions and recommendations and asks for clarifications The European Commission’s proposal to set up the European Labour Authority (ELA) – in the form of a decentralised EU […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: EESC calls for inclusive AI where workers remain at centre when intelligent machines are introduced into workplace

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Economy, Education, English, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, Taxation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: EESC calls for inclusive AI where workers remain at centre when intelligent machines are introduced into workplace

Source: European Economic and Social Committee The EU needs to ensure that the AI revolution does not endanger the quality of work in Europe. Interactions between workers and machines must be regulated in such a way that humans never become underlings to machines, argues the European Economic and Social Committee in a report adopted at […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: report

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  English, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: report

Source: European Economic and Social Committee Key points The EESC flags up the potential of AI and would like to give its input to efforts to lay the groundwork for the social transformations which will go hand in hand with the rise of AI and robotics. In its opinion, the EESC: supports the idea of […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: EESC calls for inclusive AI where workers remain at centre when intelligent machines are introduced into workplace

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  Aid, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Education, English, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Taxation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: EESC calls for inclusive AI where workers remain at centre when intelligent machines are introduced into workplace

Source: European Economic and Social Committee The EU needs to ensure that the AI revolution does not endanger the quality of work in Europe. Interactions between workers and machines must be regulated in such a way that humans never become underlings to machines, argues the European Economic and Social Committee in a report adopted at […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Implementation of SDGs is impossible without a strategy

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Budget, English, Environment, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Implementation of SDGs is impossible without a strategy

Source: European Economic and Social Committee EESC calls for appropriate indicators to measure progress at EU and Member States level  In its own-initiative opinion Indicators better suited to evaluate the SDGs – the civil society contribution, the EESC reiterates its call on the Commission to establish an overarching European Sustainable Development Strategy with concrete objectives, […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Implementation of SDGs is impossible without a strategy

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Baltics, Budget, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Implementation of SDGs is impossible without a strategy

Source: European Economic and Social Committee EESC calls for appropriate indicators to measure progress at EU and Member States level  In its own-initiative opinion Indicators better suited to evaluate the SDGs – the civil society contribution, the EESC reiterates its call on the Commission to establish an overarching European Sustainable Development Strategy with concrete objectives, […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: EESC’s Western Balkans Follow-up Committee listens to the voices of Albanian social partners and youth organisations

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Education, Employment, English, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, Iran, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: EESC’s Western Balkans Follow-up Committee listens to the voices of Albanian social partners and youth organisations

Source: European Economic and Social Committee The EESC’s Western Balkans Follow-up Committee went to Tirana last week to meet representatives of Albanian civil society. On 24 September the committee members met social partners to discuss the state of social dialogue in Albania, and on 25 September they held a hearing on youth policy and youth […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Adequate social protection should be guaranteed to workers in all employment relationships

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Economy, Employment, English, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, Health, Labour, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Adequate social protection should be guaranteed to workers in all employment relationships

Source: European Economic and Social Committee Sustainable social protection schemes, based on solidarity and equality, will have a major impact on Europe’s future, says the EESC Access to social protection is a key element in a fairer society, yet for many people on Europe’s labour market and in particular for those in new forms of […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: The Commission must prohibit all unfair trade practices in the food supply chain

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, European Economic and Social Committee, European Union, Eurozone, Investment, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: The Commission must prohibit all unfair trade practices in the food supply chain

Source: European Economic and Social Committee EESC also pushing to extend protection to all operators Unfair trading practices (UTPs) result in negative economic, social and environmental effects. The food supply chain is particularly vulnerable to UTPs, due to severe imbalances of power between small and large operators. The European Commission has recognised this problem, and […]

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