Bled Strategic Forum
Monday, August 23, 2021

In more than 15 years of activity, the Bled Strategic Forum has evolved into a leading international conference in Central and South-Eastern Europe, attracting participants from a diversity of backgrounds and different parts of the world. .. read more..

Modelling the pathogenesis of COVID-19 using the adverse outcome pathway fram...
Monday, August 23, 2021

Last year, following the pandemic crisis, the European Commission’s Joint research centre (JRC) and collaborating organisations launched an interdisciplinary project called CIAO to give the scientific community a reliable map to navigate through the COVID-19 sea of scientific information. .. read more..

Conference: Charting the European economy post COVID-19
Thursday, August 19, 2021

The European Commission’s annual research conference, focusing on ‘Charting the European economy post COVID-19: unusual times require unconventional policies’, will take place on 15 November 2021. .. read more..

Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion: Sowing Innovation in the Cracks of C...
Friday, July 16, 2021

The fourth conference of the Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion (SI4RI) builds on previous editions in 2016, 2017 and 2019. .. read more..

The pandemic crisis, macro-financial distress, risks, and opportunities
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The 11th RCEA money‐macro‐finance conference will be held online in association with the Center for European studies (CefES) of the University of Milano‐Bicocca, the University of California Riverside, and the European Commission’s joint research centre (JRC) on 27‐28 July 2021. .. read more..

G7 Summit
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The G7 summit hosted by this year's UK G7 presidency will take place from 11 to 13 June in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. .. read more..

EASA Safety Week – Post COVID-19 ramp-up: Be ready, stay safe
Thursday, May 27, 2021

As we look hopefully towards the ramp-up of operations, the safety of aviation relies on resilient management systems and the whole aviation community working together. The EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has partnered with organisations from across the aviation community to develop the ‘Post CO... .. read more..

Post-pandemic recovery of rail transportation
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The European rail sector is one of the most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and has suffered a dramatic decrease in passenger transport last year, even though freight has proven pandemic-resilient. .. read more..

The EU Green Deal: from visions to actions
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The EU Green Deal placed a strong emphasis on investment and the financing of a green and sustainable transition. The EU response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was articulated around a revamped multiannual financial framework (MFF) and the Next Generation EU, provided a boost in funding opportu... .. read more..

Leveraging the COVID-19 response to advance research data interoperability
Friday, May 21, 2021

This event is organised jointly by the Portuguese Foundation for science and technology (FCT), the European Commission and the Portuguese Agency for clinical research and biomedical Innovation (AICIB), under the auspices of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU. .. read more..

2021 annual research conference
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

This year’s annual research conference, jointly organised by European Commission’s Directorate-General for economic and financial affairs (DG ECFIN) and Joint Research Centre (JRC), is running a competition for young researchers in the fields of economics or finance on the theme: ‘Charting the Eu... .. read more..

A renewed vision for the single market: Turning the COVID-19 pandemic into a ...
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The integrity of the single market came under heavy pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic. .. read more..

EU open for business – A new compass for SMEs
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Europe’s SMEs are facing the twin challenges of transitioning to a digital as well as a more sustainable way of doing business. They also have to deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. These sessions will provide practical advice on EU programmes and tools that can help SMEs meet... .. read more..

Addressing the social and employment impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Set in the run-up to the EU Social Summit (7 May 2021) and in the context of the action plan for the European pillar of social rights that provides the framework for the recovery path ahead, this webinar gathering representatives and experts of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU a... .. read more..

144th plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet remotely for their 144th plenary session on 5-7 May 2021. The session will include, among others, statements from António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament. .. read more..

Global insurance supervision conference: The insurance sector in the aftermat...
Friday, April 2, 2021

The Global insurance supervision conference taking place on 13-15 September 2021 in virtual format, is jointly organised by the European insurance and occupational pensions authority (EIOPA), the International centre for investigative reporting (ICIR) and the World Bank. The theme of this year’s ... .. read more..

How has COVID-19 impacted the transport and mobility sector?
Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Urban mobility section of the European institute of innovation and technology (EIT Urban Mobility) is organising this online event on how COVID-19 has impacted the transport and mobility sector. .. read more..

Donor information session: The COVAX facility, fair and equitable access to v...
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The development of successful vaccines against COVID-19 is only the first step in defeating the virus and ending the global pandemic. The challenge now shifts to distributing and administering these vaccines worldwide. .. read more..

Smart specialisation for recovery
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) jointly organise this online workshop, which aims to explore how smart specialisation can be an effective tool to help territories recover from the current pandemic-induced crisis and discover ne... .. read more..

143rd plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions
Thursday, March 4, 2021

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet remotely for the 143rd plenary session on 17, 18 and 19 March 2021. .. read more..

EU SME Strategy one year on
Thursday, March 4, 2021

This webinar, jointly organised by EUROCHAMBRES and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), will analyse and review the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on SMEs and on the EU SME Strategy, assessing the strategy's main achievements 12 months after its publication and looking into SME-su... .. read more..

The economic impact of organised crime and money laundering - How does the CO...
Thursday, March 4, 2021

Activities of organised crime organisations like money laundering and the tapping of public funds have consequences for the economy, business and society. A crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic may be an opportunity for organised crime to spread their activity, gain power and even innovate to find n... .. read more..

Southern and Central Europe after the crisis: indispensable partners of the E...
Thursday, March 4, 2021

This conference is part of a cycle of conferences organised by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, called ‘Europe after the pandemic: How to overcome the crisis, deepen the European project, rebuild the transatlantic link, and restore cohesion after the pandemic?’. .. read more..

Towards a European approach on housing policies
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

In the context of the current pandemic, it has become particularly important to understand the effects thereof on the housing sector and how the right to housing has been protected by the various EU countries, as well as to reflect on the establishment of a European vision for the housing policy ... .. read more..

Fueling productivity and business dynamism after COVID-19
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Building on the Horizon 2020 MapProdIGI project (Microdata analysis for policies for productivity, innovation, growth and inclusion), the event will discuss the impact of technological development on productivity, business dynamism or inequalities and sketch possible changes induced by the pandem... .. read more..

Health challenges in a post-COVID-19 world
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

This conference is part of a cycle of conferences organised by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, called ‘Europe after the pandemic: How to overcome the crisis, deepen the European project, rebuild the transatlantic link, and restore cohesion after the pandemic?’. .. read more..

Time to deliver for a resilient Europe
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for cohesion and reforms, will speak on the European response to the crisis caused by the pandemic and on how to advance recovery through reforms and cohesion that make Europe more resilient. .. read more..

Civil society organisations (CSOs) during and after COVID-19: what challenges...
Thursday, February 18, 2021

This hybrid conference will see the launch of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) study ‘The response of civil society organisations to the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent restrictive measures adopted in Europe’, as well as topical debates with high-level speakers and civil soc... .. read more..

558th plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee
Thursday, February 18, 2021

Members of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will meet for their 558th plenary session on 24-25 February 2021. .. read more..

Video conference of the members of the European Council
Monday, February 8, 2021

On 25 and 26 February, the members of the European Council will meet via video conference to discuss the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, preparedness for health threats, security and defence, and relations with the Southern Neighbourhood. .. read more..

142nd plenary meeting of the European Committee of the Regions
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet remotely for their 142nd plenary session. .. read more..

Video conference of the members of the European Council
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

President Charles Michel will chair a video conference of the members of the European Council. The EU leaders will discuss coordination on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the large-scale roll-out of vaccines and the deployment of all available instruments to limit the spread of t... .. read more..

EIB annual economics conference
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Under the overarching theme of ‘Europe: smart and green’, this edition of the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) flagship event features an engaging programme aiming to bring together a wide range of perspectives on the transition to a carbon-neutral and highly-innovative European economy. .. read more..

Challenges of teleworking: organisation of working time, work life balance an...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

In an exploratory opinion requested by the Portuguese EU Presidency, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising a public hearing to discuss the challenges of teleworking with a focus on organisation of working time, work life balance, and the right to disconnect. .. read more..

The role of fiscal policy in mitigating the COVID-19 crisis
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) is organising its annual workshop on fiscal policy, dedicated this year to the role of fiscal policy in mitigating the COVID-19 crisis. .. read more..

Public stakeholder meeting: development and authorisation of safe and effecti...
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The European medicines agency (EMA) is organising this virtual meeting to explain the processes for the development, evaluation, approval and safety monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines in the EU, including EMA’s specific role, to all interested parties. .. read more..

G20 summit
Friday, November 20, 2020

A virtual leaders' summit will be organised by the Saudi Arabian 2020 G20 presidency, replacing the physical meeting originally planned to take place in Riyadh. .. read more..

A European rural agenda urgently needed for rural areas after COVID-19 crisis
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The current pandemic crisis has exposed and exacerbated the consequences of a number of longstanding threats faced by rural areas, and has added to the urgency for rural revival in regions across the EU. On the other side, the pandemic can encourage more local consumption and production patterns,... .. read more..

Implementing the Recovery and Resilience Facility to fight the economic conse...
Monday, November 16, 2020

Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) played a central role in bringing the consensual views of organised civil society in the EU to the attention of policymakers and contributing to the rapidly evolving economic policy response at Euro... .. read more..

Conference on Better Regulation
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions are creating the greatest economic and social challenges ever faced by the European Union. The regulatory framework is a key lever for economic recovery, tackling the COVID-19 crisis, and generally boosting competitiveness and growth. Efforts need to be... .. read more..

Video conference of health ministers
Thursday, October 29, 2020

EU health ministers will meet via video conference to exchange views on the role of the EU in strengthening the World Health Organization (WHO). .. read more..

Video conference of the members of the European Council
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

President Charles Michel called an informal leaders' video conference on 29 October 2020 to focus on COVID-19. .. read more..

New challenges and opportunities for EU industry during the COVID-19 crisis
Thursday, October 8, 2020

On 30 October 2020 the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Parliament are organising a virtual half-day conference on ‘New challenges and opportunities for EU industry during the COVID-19 crisis’. .. read more..

The role of the Sustainable Development Goals in the crisis recovery
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is organising, together with the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), EUROCITIES, Regions4 and Platforma, a workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the European Week of Regions and Cities. .. read more..

Revitalising Retail 2020 – 2nd workshop: Retail recovery and (re)birth
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

This workshop aims to gather feedback and encourage an exchange on how to help shops recover from forced closures due to COVID-19. The role of retail in enhancing urban regeneration and reviving local communities within and outside city centres will also be discussed. .. read more..

Revitalising Retail 2020 – 1st workshop: Retail recovery and (re)birth
Monday, September 28, 2020

This workshop aims to gather feedback and encourage an exchange on how to help shops recover from forced closures due to COVID-19. The role of retail in enhancing urban regeneration and reviving local communities within and outside city centres will also be discussed. .. read more..

The impact of COVID-19 on apprenticeships – The role of regions and cities
Monday, September 28, 2020

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission - European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) are organising this joint webinar with the support of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU. .. read more..

e-Health security conference 2020 – Session 3
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The EU Agency for cybersecurity (ENISA) is organising a series of virtual e-health security conferences in cooperation with the Danish Healthcare Data Authority on cybersecurity topics touching the healthcare sector. The aim of the events is to invite professionals from the healthcare sector and ... .. read more..

e-Health security conference 2020 – Session 2
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The EU Agency for cybersecurity (ENISA) is organising a series of virtual e-health security conferences in cooperation with the Danish Healthcare Data Authority on cybersecurity topics touching the healthcare sector. The aim of the events is to invite professionals from the healthcare sector and ... .. read more..

e-Health security conference 2020 – Session 1
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The EU Agency for cybersecurity (ENISA) is organising a series of virtual e-health security conferences in cooperation with the Danish Healthcare Data Authority on cybersecurity topics touching the healthcare sector. The aim of the events is to invite professionals from the healthcare sector and ... .. read more..

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