ODRAZ Director at the EUROMED 2017

14.12.2017 | ODRAZ news

The 22nd summit of the economic and social committees and related organizations of the Euro-Mediterranean countries was held this year on 13th and 14th of December in Madrid, Spain. Lidija Pavić-Rogošić, as a member of the European Economic and Social Committee which is also the organizer of the summit, also participated.

The Euro-Mediterranean Summit of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions brought together some 120 participants from a range of economic and social councils, or similar institutions, representatives of employers, trade unions, other economic and social interests groups and NGOs from countries which are members of the Union for the Mediterranean.

This year, the Summit focused on:

  • Economic, Social and Cultural rights in the Mediterranean region
  • A social protection floor  in the Euro Mediterranean region
  • A new generation of women’s rights

It was concluded with the adoption of a final declaration that is sent to the political authorities of the countries involved in the Euromed Ministerial Summits as civil society’s contribution to their work, and disseminated widely amongst civil society organisations in the region.

* More information about EUROMED 2017 see HERE.

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