500th plenary session of the EESC

500th plenary session of the EESC
  • Start date : 09/07/2014 00:00:00
  • End date : 09/07/2014 23:59:59
  • Where : Charlemagne building (European Commission), De Gasperi room, Brussels

Political Meetings, Topics, Topics, European Economic and Social Committee

Economic recovery and youth employment top EESC agenda ahead of EU presidency change


For its 500th plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will hold a timely vote on the completion of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and presents the results of a study on youth unemployment - a first in assessing the effectiveness of EU policies in bringing young generations back into the labour market. 


The 500th plenary will also welcome:


Five young people with ideas for the future of Europe

The presentation of five initiatives crafted by young Europeans during the event "Your Europe, Your Say" will open this special plenary session.


EU presidency: Good-bye Greece – Welcome Italy

The plenary will also look at the results of Greece's EU presidency with Kyriakos Gerontopoulos, Greek Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (10 July, 09.30 a.m.) and have an outlook on the priorities of the Italian presidency with Sandro Gozi, Secretary of State for European Affairs (10 July, 11.30 a.m.).