On March 14th, 2023, SME Europe, in partnership with the Union of Employers and Entrepreneurs and the European Enterprise Alliance, hosted a Working Lunch Debate titled “Ukraine’s Accession to the EU Single Market Program: Looking into SME Landscape and the Needs of Entrepreneurs in Ukraine” at the European Parliament, Strasbourg, France.
Debate Summary: The Contribution of Offshore Wind to the Baltic Sea Member States’ Energy Transformation
On Wednesday, 16 November 2022, The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) organised a debate in partnership with the European Enterprise Alliance (EEA), SME Connect, and Baltic Power on the contribution of offshore wind to the Baltic Sea Member States' energy transformation in the European Parliament. Download PDF
AI ACT & DATA ACT – Lunch Debate Summary
On Tuesday, 8 November 2022, SME Connect in partnership with the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) and European Enterprise Alliance (EEA) held a discussion on AI Act and Data Act. The debate took place in the European Parliament in Brussels, was hosted by Kosma Zlotowski MEP and was joined by Axel Voss MEP; Adam Bielan MEP; Katarzyna Prusak-Gor- niak, PermRep of Poland to the EU; Roman Bieda, President of the Board of the AI LAW TECH Foundation; Grzegorz Zajaczkowski, Chief Data...
International Conference Europe – Poland – Ukraine: Rebuild Together took place in Warsaw on October 5
Last week in Warsaw, the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) hosted the international conference on cooperation between Polish and Ukrainian businesses in reconstructing Ukraine: Europe – Poland – Ukraine – Rebuild Together. The EEA and its two Ukrainian members, the European Business Association (EBA) and the Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs (SUP), were content partners for this high-level event. Download PDF
Press Release: ROUNDTABLE LUNCH – “CEE – SMEs between Transition, War and Global Competition”
On Tuesday, 13th September 2022, the SME Connect, Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) and European Enterprise Alliance (EEA) organized the ROUNDTABLE LUNCH on: "CEE – SMEs between Transition, War and Global Competition" at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Download PDF
European Enterprise Alliance welcomes the Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs as a new Member
On the 29th of August, the EEA welcomed the Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs (SUP) from Ukraine as its newest member. SUP is the largest united force of Ukrainian entrepreneurs with a mission to create and develop a favourable business environment in Ukraine. It has become the most powerful united voice of independent Ukrainian entrepreneurs that consolidate, represent and protect the interests of Ukrainian businesses. SUP fosters a positive image of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in...
Webinar Summary: Vision Zero – Road to a safer children transportation
The event "Vision Zero- road to a safer children transportation" took place on June 1st in the European Parliament. The discussion about Vision Zero European Commission's road safety document and children as particular road transport users was held under the auspices of the ECR Group. Adopting the report on the EU Road Safety Policy Framework 2021-2030 Vision Zero by the European Parliament to eliminate road accidents with children ignited public debates. The report underlines the...
Press Release on Steel and Aluminium Imports
JOINT PRESS RELEASE of European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME, European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) and European Enterprise Alliance (EEA) Download PDF
Webinar Summary: EU Emissions Trading System – reforms towards the future
The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP), together with the European Enterprise Alliance (EEA) and the SME Connect, co-organised a debate on the future evolution of the European Emission Trading System (ETS), being a driving force behind the energy transition and "Fit for 55" package. The event was hosted by Mr Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament and representative of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). Download PDF
Made in Bulgaria – Union of small and medium sized enterprises joins the EEA
On the 10th of May, the EEA welcomed Made in Bulgaria - Union of small and medium size enterprises from Bulgaria as its newest Member. Made in Bulgaria is an independent, professional, and voluntary association of employers - producers. It operates in complete democracy, voluntariness, and equality and is independent of political parties and organisations. Download PDF