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SME Chamber applauds stellar vaccination strategy

THE SME CHAMBER IS IN FULL AGREEMENT WITH THE STRATEGY OF GRADUAL RE-OPENING OF THE ECONOMY   Following a presentation made yesterday morning to Social Partners at MCESD, of which the SME Chamber is a full member, it was clearly explained how well the vaccination strategy has been implemented, putting Malta at the very top […]

CSC given in-depth presentation on EESC’s roles

The CSC within MCESD today participated in an informative meeting on the roles of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). The MCESD is a member of the EESC. Committed to European integration, the EESC contributes to strengthening the democratic legitimacy and effectiveness of the European Union by enabling civil society organisations from the Member […]

The Future of Europe: Digital platform launched

A multi-language digital platform has been launched, coinciding with Europe Day on May 9.   This platform is the hub of the Conference on the Future of Europe. This is your opportunity to speak up, to say what kind of Europe you want to live in, to help shape our future. Here you can share […]

Evidence-based research put to work during today’s MCESD meeting

A new system whereby social partners (members of the MCESD Council) are provided with evidence-based research from experts prior to each and every meeting was put to work today during a virtual meeting that tackled a number of national priorities. The topics for discussion included the new Covid-19 measures and what is to follow, the […]

Over €111,000 in EU funds awarded to MCESD for evidence-based research, staff training

  The Malta Council for Economic and Social Development (MCESD) has been awarded over €111,000 in EU funds after the Government entity applied for the funds late last year to implement a European Social Funded project. Details of the project Priority Axis PA4 Building the institutional administrative capacity. Project title: Enhancing the positive contribution of […]

MCESD meeting with Malta Business Bureau on work from home study

  One in 5 workers gives 100% when working remotely 44% work full 40-hours from home An MCESD meeting being held this morning is discussing a study by Dr Marie Briguglio on work from home. The study looks at the implications for businesses and the environment in Malta. Present for the meeting, held in conjunction […]

Proper Planning for Gozo needed, including impact of tunnel

Martin Galea, on behalf of a number of Gozo NGOs, today spoke about the importance of proper planning for Gozo and that rules are adhered to. “If the area is an OZD or UCA zone, we have to go by the rules that fall under such zones,” he said. During the GRC meeting, a number […]