In its plenary session of 3 and 4 December 2015 the Committee of the Regions adopted its opinion “The role of the social economy in restoring economic growth and combating unemployment” (rapporteur: Luis Gomes, PT, EPP).

This opinion is the first since a number of years (2002) in which the Committee of the Regions takes a clear position in favour of the social economy and partnerships between local/regional authorities and the social economy.

In the last months the REVES secretariat closely followed the CoR’s work on this document and was consulted several times.

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