Events in February 2017
13 February 2017EESC | PUBLIC HEARING | Towards a more sustainable Europe: a strategy for long-term transition processes
Details about EESC | PUBLIC HEARING | Towards a more sustainable Europe: a strategy for long-term transition processes
With this hearing, the EESC wants to start the debate on a long-term strategy for a more sustainable Europe. Based on an assessment of long-term trends and challenges, such as the digitalisation of the economy, the shift to a low carbon economy and the transformation of labour markets, the hearing will explore the transition to a new economic model that is economically more resilient, socially more fair and environmentally more responsible.
23 February 2017Political Salon with Erhard Busek: "Europe and Austria: The Shape of the Future?"
Europe is changing. Looking outwards, it has to operate increasingly as a global player; looking inwards, it needs to counter the centrifugal tendencies of some of its member states by strengthening regional cooperations. For a small country like Austria, the latter are crucial, but many neighbouring countries' internal developments are putting a strain on their relations with Austria.