EESC plenary session

EESC plenary session
  • Start date : 29/04/2014 00:00:00
  • End date : 30/04/2014 23:59:59
  • Where : Charlemagne building, Brussels

Employment and social rights, Economy, finance, tax and competition, Institutional affairs, Political Meetings, European Economic and Social Committee

At its upcoming plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will adopt two highly controversial opinions on industry policy and forced labour in the EU.


The EESC plenary will also endorse its position on an Action plan for Europe. Attention will focus on the need for public involvement, the renewal of European governance and a set of concrete measures for the new MEPs and Commission.


The EESC will also adopt an impact study on The working of the Services Directive in the construction sector.


There will be two major debates on:

- the situation in Ukraine, in the presence of Viktor Yushchenko, former President of Ukraine (29 April, 2.45 p.m. - PRESS CONFERENCE 1.45 p.m.), and

- cultural diversity in Europe, in the presence of Costa Gavras, film maker (29 April, 4.30 p.m.).