Year 2014 ended very well for AICESIS. The AICESIS General Secretariat would like to take this opportunity to deeply thank each member for all the efforts and commitment devoted to AICESIS and for the excellent quality of the established partnerships. Year 2015 has already foreseen plenty of activities and experienced an increasing number of Councils eager to become more active within AICESIS. We hope that 2015 will be as successful as the previous years.
February 24, 2015ECOSOC Working Group
ECOSOC Working Group: « How to ensure the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to those for Sustainable Development? ». In its capacity as Chair of this group, the Algerian CNES prepared a first note transmitted to all AICESIS members and aimed at collecting their views.
February 24, 2015ILO Working Group
ILO Working Group: « Small and medium-sized enterprises and the creation of decent and productive employment opportunities ». The ESC of Luxembourg, as Chair of this group, will prepare a draft note to be sent to all AICESIS members in order to collect their views.
January 21, 2015Meeting between the President of the CNES and the AICESIS SG
21 January (Algiers, Algeria): Meeting between the President of the CNES, Mr. Mohamed Séghir BABES, and the AICESIS SG, Mr. Venturini, to prepare the « Symposium on the future of AICESIS » to be held in Algiers.
February 19, 2015Working Group meeting on the main theme “National human capital and new sources of national competitiveness”
19-20 February (Moscow, Russia): open working group meeting on the main theme “National human capital and new resources of national competitiveness”.
December 23, 2014Agreement on structural reforms of the Labor Market
February 24, 2015Opinion on numerical data
France: During the plenary session held on 13th January, the CESE adopted an opinion on numerical data: a challenge for education and citizenship.
February 24, 2015Working Program for 2015
Ireland: In a meeting held on 19th December 2014, the NESC finalized the Working Program for 2015 and discussed the issue of living accommodation.
Macao: Since 20th December 2014, Mr. LEONG Vai Tac has been appointed as new President of the Permanent Committee for the Coordination of Social Affairs.
February 24, 201545th regular session
Morocco: On the occasion of its 45th regular session, held on 18th December in Rabat, the CESE adopted some opinions on the bills relating respectively to the development of Moroccan coasts and on medical practice. On this occasion, recommendations on the bills for internal regulations, the 2015 budget as well as for the Council Action Plan were also approved.
February 24, 20152020 National Development Strategy
Dominican Republic: The preliminary version of the report on the progress achieved during the first year of the implementation of the 2020 National Development Strategy was uploaded online.
February 24, 2015Annual report on the state of Civil Society in Russia
Russia: On 28th November 2014, the Civic Chamber submitted its annual report on the state of Civil Society in Russia. This document aims at addressing in particular civic institutions, providing them with some orientations on how to ensure their development and strengthening.
February 24, 2015League of ESCs from Arab Countries
Sharm-El-Sheik (Egypt, 16-18 December) : A Summit bringing together representatives from the ESCs of Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Mauritania and Palestine as well as delegates from Egypt, Soudan and Yemen was the occasion for the adoption of an agreement aimed at launching in the near future a League of ESCs from Arab Countries. A new meeting has been scheduled in March in Morocco.
February 24, 2015ILO: “A recovery with a human face”