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17 September 2008
The European Year 2010 should have clear, select, overarching themes. First, to reduce poverty and social exclusion through professional and social activation, more and better social support systems and programs are needed. Thus, social policy is truly a productive factor. Second, reduction of poverty and social exclusion is in the interest of every citizen and that is why everyone should contribute to the achievement of this objective.
27 May 2008
At its plenary session held on 16 February 2007, the European Economic and Social Committee decided to draw up an opinion, under Rule 29(2) of its Rules of Procedure, on Migration and development: opportunities and challenges.
31 May 2006
With a view to the European Parliament’s 31 May debate on Elmar Brok’s report on Transatlantic relations and Erika Mann’s report on the EU-US transatlantic economic relations, and to the upcoming EU-US Summit under the Austrian Presidency, the EESC today reiterated its position on EU-US relations, as set out in the EESC’s opinion on ‘Transatlantic Dialogue: how to improve the Transatlantic Relationship’ (adopted on 3 June 2004).