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MCESD participates in EESC Future of Europe meeting

MCESD Executive Secretary Adriana Chircop today participated in a virtual meeting of the EESC in the framework of the Conference on the Future of Europe – Bringing the European project back to citizens. The meeting is aimed at gathering ideas, proposals and momentum to launch debates with citizens all around the continent, with deep awareness […]

MCESD supporting future tech preparedness for Malta

• We need to be prepared for AI so that we do not have a repeat of unpreparedness related to remote work • Most countries were not ready to work remotely • Advances in AI technology opened up new opportunities for progress in critical areas such as health, education, energy, and the environment The lockdowns […]

Work by MCESD working groups comprising of researchers in full swing

Presentation on AI and Future of Work by Prof. Alexei Dingli an example of MCESD’s evidence-based research prior to MCESD themed meetings   Following the setting up of the working groups tied to evidence-based research to be conducted prior to each and every MCESD meeting, the working groups have now been formed and the experts […]

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 […]