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European Economic and Social Committee

Syllabus of the Sub-subject: European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

  1. Introduction to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) of the European Union
  2. Functions of the European Economic and Social Committee
  3. Europe 2020 multi-annual programme

The objectives of the subject “European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)” are the following:

  1. To understand the role of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) as an advisory body to the European Union
  2. To analyse the Europe 2020 Multi-Year Program
The Sub-subject “European Economic and Social Committee” is part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Masters (e-learning): Europe, International Business, Economic Relations
  3. Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (e-learning)
  4. Course: Introduction to the EU

Languages of study English or Spanish Comité Económico y Social Europeo French Comité économique et social européen

Sample of the Sub-subject: European Economic and Social Committee:
European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

Description of the Sub-Subject: European Economic and Social Committee.

The European Economic and Social Committee is a consultative institution of the European Union (Europe).

The main objective of the EESC (European Economic and Social Committee) is to provide advice to the European Union Institutions (the European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament). The European Economic and Social Committee give opinions based on proposals from the European Union (EU). One of its functions is to serve as a liaison between the European Union Institutions and the civil society.

The European Economic and Social Committee has links with other economic and social interest groups: The Mediterranean countries, the ACP countries (Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific), Eastern Europe, the candidates European Union Countries (EU), Latin America, India or the People's Republic of China.

The European Economic and Social Committee covers the:

  1. Participation in the enlargement process
  2. Development of the relations with civil society organisations in Western Balkans
  3. Contribution to the European Neighbourhood Policy and relations with Russia
  4. Relations with the European Free Trade Association European Economic Area countries via a consultative committee

European Union Enlargement

Trade Relations European Union-Western Balkans



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