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545th plenary session: Employers’ Group meeting, Brussel

Europees Economisch en Sociaal Comité (EESC)
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
datum 17 juli 2019 10:00 - 13:00
plaats Brussel, België
locatie Delors (JDE) Toon locatie
organisatie Europees Economisch en Sociaal Comité (EESC)

Group I Agenda - 17/07/2019

Rue Belliard/Belliardstraat 99 — 1040 Bruxelles/Brussel — BELGIQUE/BELGIË

Tel. +32 25469011 — Fax +32 25134893 — Internet: http://www.eesc.europa.eu


European Economic and Social Committee

Employers Group

Brussels, 10 July 2019

The Group president, Mr Krawczyk, invites you to attend the Group I meeting, to be held on

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Room JDE 62

from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

The following items are on the agenda:

10.00 a.m. Opening and welcome by the President

Adoption of the Agenda

Approval of the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 June 2019


10.05 a.m. President's Statement

Briefing on the EESC Bureau meeting

10.20 a.m. Information on Employers' Group renewal elections, introduced by Violeta Jelić

10.30 a.m. Follow-up on the Group discussion on the proposal for a new EESC organigram, Employers' Group position

10.50 a.m. EESC RoP, Implementing provisions, introduced by Daniel Mareels

11.10 a.m. Opinions to be discussed at the Plenary Session

11.40 a.m. Preparation of the coming Plenaries

  • - 
    SOC/614 EPSR implementation;
  • SOC/626 QMV - Passarelle clause in social policies,
  • NAT/760 Reflection paper "Towards a sustainable Europe by 2030"

12.00 p.m. Travel agency performance

12.10 p.m. Presentation of the draft final study on "The future of retail in city-centers. Small retails in urban and rural areas", introduced by Amber van der Graaf, Researcher Policy Analyst, Department of Economics and Entrepreneurship policy at PANTEIA

1 p.m. Close of meeting

Date of the next Group meeting - 25 September 2019

Opinions to be discussed at the Plenary Session and key opinions


Please note the deadlines for tabling amendments

AMENDMENTS must be submitted to the section secretariats by 17 p.m. on Monday

Only amendments on which the Group has to agree may be submitted up to 12 noon on Wednesday.

  • ECO Section, Vice-President Mr Pietkiewicz


    Taxation in the digitalised economy (own-initiative opinion)

    Rapporteur: Krister ANDERSSON (GRI-SE)

    Outcome of the vote: 95/0/5


    Taxation - qualified majority voting

    COM(2019) 8 final - COM(2019) 8 final

    Rapporteur: Krister ANDERSSON (GRI-SE)

    Rapporteur: Juan MENDOZA CASTRO (GRII-ES)

    Rapporteur: Mihai IVAŞCU (GRIII-RO)

    Outcome of the vote: 78/7/14


    Towards a more resilient and sustainable European economy

    Own initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Javier DOZ ORRIT (GRII-ES)

    Outcome of the vote: 74/0/7


    A new vision for completing the Economic and Monetary Union

    Own initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Judith VORBACH (GRII-AT)

    Outcome of the vote: 58/0/4


    The European Semester and Cohesion policy - Towards a new European strategy post-2020

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Etele BARÁTH (GRIII-HU)

    Co-rapporteur: Petr ZAHRADNÍK (GRI-CZ)

    Outcome of the vote: 54/0/2

  • INT Section, Vice-President Mr Dittmann


    The services directive in the meat processing sector

    Information report - impact assessment

    Rapporteur: Peter SCHMIDT (GRII-DE)

    Outcome of the vote: 67/34/7


    Blockchain and distributed ledger technology as an ideal infrastructure for Social Economy

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Giuseppe GUERINI (GRIII-IT)

    Outcome of the vote: 91/0/2


    Fostering an entrepreneurship and innovation friendly single market - promoting new business models to meet societal challenges and transitions

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Giuseppe GUERINI (GRIII-IT)

    Outcome of the vote: 92/0/0


    The role of consumers in the Circular Economy

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Carlos TRIAS PINTÓ (GRIII-ES)

    Outcome of the vote: 91/5/7


    Evaluation of the Consumer Credit Directive

    Rapporteur: Gerardo LARGHI (GRII-IT)

    Outcome of the vote: 65/1/0

  • SOC Section, President Ms Schweng


    Implementation of the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration based on EU values

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: José Antonio MORENO DÍAZ (GRII-ES)

    Outcome of the vote: 70/2/1


    The new role of public employment services (PES) in the context of the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Vladimíra DRBALOVÁ (GRI-CZ)

    Outcome of the vote: 90/3/9


    Teaching Europe - developing a toolkit for schools

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Gerhard RIEMER (GRI-AT)

    Outcome of the vote: 53/2/5

  • NAT Section, President Mr Reale


    Promoting short and alternative food supply chains in the EU: the role of agroecology

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Geneviève SAVIGNY (GRIII-FR)

    Outcome of the vote: 49/4/4


    The farming profession and the profitability challenge

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Arnold PUECH D'ALISSAC (GRI-FR)

    Outcome of the vote: 53/1/0

  • TEN Section, Vice-President Mr Mazzola


    Transport, energy and services of general interest as drivers of sustainable European growth through the digital revolution

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Alberto MAZZOLA (GRI-IT)

    Co-rapporteur: Evangelia KEKELEKI (GRIII-EL)

    Outcome of the vote: 69/2/2


    Report on the State of the Energy Union

    COM(2019) 175 null

    Rapporteur: Christophe QUAREZ (GRII-FR)

    Outcome of the vote: 44/2/9


    Strategic Action Plan on Batteries (report)

    COM(2019) 176 null

    Rapporteur: Colin LUSTENHOUWER (GRI-NL)

    Outcome of the vote: 45/0/0


    Social dimension of aviation (report)

    COM(2019) 120 final

    Rapporteur: Raymond HENCKS (GRII-LU)

    Outcome of the vote: 36/0/0

  • Member of the CCMI Bureau, Mr Stoev


    The sectoral industrial perspective of reconciling climate and energy policies

    Own-initiative opinion

    Rapporteur: Aurel Laurenţiu PLOSCEANU (GRI-RO)

    Co-rapporteur: Enrico GIBELLIERI (IT)

    Outcome of the vote: 34/0/1


    Fostering incremental innovation in high manufacturing areas

    Information report

    Rapporteur: Antonello PEZZINI (GRI-IT)

    Co-rapporteur: Hannes LEO (AT)

    Outcome of the vote: 26/0/1


    EESC-2019-03369-00-00-CONVPOJ-TRA (EN) 11/11



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