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Meeting of the ESC President with the President of the Hellenic Republic

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Official visit to the China Economic and Social Council

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ILO-AICESIS-ESC of Greece International Conference

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Official visit of a high-level delegation from the China Economic and Social Council

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Participation in the meeting of the UCESIF Board of Directors in Benin

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Meeting with the President of the Economic, Social and Labor Council of Korea

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Social Dialogue Summit

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Opinions

May
2024
Initiative Opinion
Policy area:
Social Policy - Social Security - Health - Welfare
November
2023
Policy area:
Development - Competitiveness - Production Sectors

EESC News

Statistics

In the EU, public and private expenditure on preventive care accounted for 6.0% of total health expenditure in 2021.

Source:
Eurostat, 23 May 2024

In the first quarter of 2024, seasonally adjusted GDP increased by 0.3% in both the euro area and the EU, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, th

Source:
Eurostat, 15 May 2024

The Euro area annual inflation rate was 2.4% in March 2024, down from 2.6% in February. A year earlier, the rate was 6.9%.

Source:
Eurostat, 17 April 2024

In 2022, 60.8% of students in upper secondary general education across the EU studied 2 or more foreign languages as compulsory subjects or as compulsory curriculum options.

Source:
Eurostat, 10 April 2024

EU stable at 6.0%

Source:
Eurostat, 4 April 2024

In 2023 compared with 2022, hourly labour costs at whole economy level expressed in € rose by 5.3% in the EU and by 4.8% in the euro area.

Source:
Eurostat, 27 March 2024

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