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Jan 24 2014

The Impact of the European Citizens’ Initiative on EU policies

Conference Report

On 8 January 2014, the European Citizenship Group, composed of ten students1 from the European Affairs Master’s Programme at the Strasbourg Institute of Political Studies in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee, organized a conference on “The Impact of the European Citizens’ Initiative on EU policies”.

Over 80 participants from all over Europe attended the conference, including campaigners for diverse European Citizens’ Initiatives, politicians, officials from EU institutions, as well as lobbyists, associations, researchers and numerous students.
Five different speakers – Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Anne-Marie Perret, Madi Sharma, Olga Kurpisz and Gerald Häfner – took the floor during the three and a half hours of the conference to set out their point of view on the subject and to debate with the audience.
The purpose of this paper is to sum up the conference proceedings and underline the key issues that were raised.


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Nov 22 2013
THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT HAS ADOPTED ITS RESOLUTION ON GENDER BALANCE IN COMPANY BOARDS

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT HAS ADOPTED ITS RESOLUTION ON GENDER BALANCE IN COMPANY BOARDS

The EESC was the first EU body to produce an opinion on gender balance in company boards (SOC/475) and a great deal has happened since. As rapporteur I have been asked twice to present it in the European Parliament, spoken at many events across Europe and most recently had a meeting in the EESC with Commissioner Reding and EESC colleagues Evelyne Pichenot, Béatrice Ouin and Jane Morrice.

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