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29. November 2016
Group photo in the presence of Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the EC in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights

Migration and European values

COMECE Press 29/11/2016

Two Bishops of COMECE participated in the High-level religious leaders meeting with the EU. This year it was dedicated to the theme “Migration, Integration, European values: from words to action”.

25. November 2016
Bishop emeritus of the Diocese El Obeid in Sudan

Sudan: Visit of Bishop Gassis to the EU

Webnews 25/11/2016

COMECE received H.E. Macram Max Gassis, Bishop emeritus of the Diocese El Obeid in Sudan. The Bishop came to Brussels to draw attention to the suffering of the Nuba people. He called on the EU to contribute to a peaceful and just settlement of the ongoing conflict.

24. November 2016

COMECE advocates rights of Christians in the Middle East at UN meeting

Webnews 24/11/2016

In the Middle East, many women and men belonging to religious minorities, in particular Christians, are expelled from their homeland and become asylum seekers or are internally displaced. They have a right to return to their homes. This was the main message delivered by COMECE at the United Nations Global Summit on "Religion, Peace and Security" in Geneva on 23 - 25 November.

23. November 2016

How to ensure media pluralism ?

Webnews 23/11/2016

COMECE participated to the second edition of the "Fundamental Rights Colloquium", organised on a yearly basis by the European Commission. The topic was "Media Pluralism and Democracy". The COMECE Secretariat had contributed to the relevant consultation with a detailed submission

18. November 2016

COMECE contribution to a European Pillar of Social Rights

Webnews 18/11/2016

Transformative changes in the labour market as well as growing economic and social divergence in the EU call for concerted actions at the European level. COMECE therefore supports the proposed initiative of the European Pillar of Social Rights and submitted its contribution to the EU consultation.

17. November 2016

Social europe: a better work-life balance is needed

Webnews 15/11/2016

COMECE participated in the launch of a Resolution for a better work-life-balance and synchronized free time in the age of digitalisation. The pledge was launched by the European Sunday Alliance on the occasion of the Conference Work-Life-Balance 4.0 – Challenges in a time of digitalisation. 

14. November 2016

Christian workers organisation at COMECE

Webnews 14/11/2016

On the eve of the European Sunday Alliance Conference on ‘Work-Life Balance 4.0 - Challenges in a Time of Digitalisation’, COMECE general secretary Olivier Poquillon met Christian workers representatives for a consultation.

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