European Economic and Social Committee
An interview with Luca Jahier, who was elected President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 17 April.
Today’s Fourth Industrial Revolution is ushering in a paradigm shift in employment patterns. Developments in artificial intelligence, robotics, automation, computerized algorithms, digital technologies and emerging technologies are shaping the future of work.
What is the European Union doing to counter illegal content online while ensuring respect of fundamental rights of citizens? “Welcome to complexity” says Mari Sol Pérez Guevara - Policy officer in DG CONNECT at the European Commission, in an interview with Europe-infos.
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Europe has been used to decades of stable governments in Germany. This changed, however, with the Federal elections on 24 September 2017.
Mgr Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg, is the new President of COMECE. In this interview, he shares his vision of a Europe that listens to its citizens. He appeals to a dynamic collective intelligence with which to meet the challenges that Europeans face.
The lives of many young Europeans are characterised by uncertainty. Sarah Prenger, President of the International Young Christian Workers movement, points out the personal and social consequences.
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In the recent Rome Dialogue “(Re)thinking Europe” there was a repeated call to form future European leaders in the spirit of Christian social teaching. The Jesuit European Social Centre offers a new training opportunity as from January 2019.
Church in Europe
Pope Francis’ pontificate is coinciding with the rise of numbers of forced migrants to historically unprecedented post-war levels both in Europe but also around the globe.
One year ahead of the next European elections, the debate over citizens’ participation heats up: How to bring the institutions closer to the citizens?
The aim of the European Year of Cultural Heritage is to encourage more people to discover and appreciate the cultural heritage of Europe. The Apostolic Nuncio to the EU, Mgr Alain Paul Lebeaupin, shares his thoughts with us.