The social consequences of the financial crisis

Tue 21 Feb 2012 06:11:00 PM EET

The plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee, to be held on February 22-23, will address civil society's main concerns about the current economic crisis and its social consequences.

José Manuel Barroso is going to explain the European Commission's position on the Europe 2020 Strategy and outline the preparation of the Spring European Council and the Vice-President of the European Commission Joaquín Almunia will discuss the reform of State aid with the EESC.