13 June Jun 2018 2142 13 June 2018
11 June Jun 2018 1755 11 June 2018
Social enterprises, it is time to be recognised and scale up
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has organised the 3rd European day of Social Economy Enterprises (SEEs) in its headquarters in Brussels. The day has gathered policy makers and actors of the sector to review the progress made in building an ecosystem for SEEs and to see what the next steps are for this enterprise model to be recognised and more widely disseminated
28 May May 2018 1245 28 May 2018
Volunteering in Albania: a journey of discovery
Nadia Dalla Gasperina, a 19-year old student in Venice, went on a volunteering experience thanks to Aiesec.
19 May May 2018 1130 19 May 2018
EIUC, 41 universities at the forefront of human rights protection
On the occasion of the Venetian Festa della Sensa, a presentation of the activities of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) was made in the headquarters of the institution, at the Monastery of San Nicolò at Venice Lido. Interdisciplinary centre of excellence formed by a network of 41 renowned universities from all European Union member states, EIUC is the hub of a larger network involving 100 universities worldwide
2 May May 2018 1914 02 May 2018
Même, the cosmetics brand for women with cancer
The cosmetics brand dedicated to women who have cancer was born in Paris in 2015. Two young French entrepreneurs, Judith Levy and Juliette Couturier, have created it
19 April Apr 2018 1500 19 April 2018
Luca Jahier, the new president of the EESC, vows to revive civic engagement for a sustainable Europe
Elected as 32nd president of the European Economic and Social Committee, the EU body representing organised civil society, in his inaugural speech Mr Jahier invited all participants to dream with him of a re-energised Europe and to work together for a second European Renaissance.
17 April Apr 2018 1455 17 April 2018
The reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative is underway
The European Economic and Social Committee has organised in its headquarters in Brussels the 7th ECI Day to shed light on the new European Commission’s reform proposal and to make the European Citizens’ Initiative a more efficient instrument of dialogue between the EU and its citizens
15 March Mar 2018 1147 15 March 2018
HIGGS, first incubator for NGOs in Greece
Founded in 2015, HIGGS is a non-profit organisation aiming to reinforce other NGOs operating in Greece, through specialised educational and training programs, activities and events. Interview with Katerina Matiatou, Manager of the HIGGS Incubator.
7 March Mar 2018 1202 07 March 2018
This is how used tyres become shoes
Xinca is an Argentinian social enterprise that produces shoes recycling and reusing tyres and pieces of fabric. It includes in the production process people at risk of social exclusion, like inmates, single mothers and young people with drug problems
7 February Feb 2018 1756 07 February 2018
Volunteering in Poland - A cross cultural sharing
Alessia Giorio went on a volunteering experience thanks to Aiesec.