She compared the role of the EESC on the European level to what MEUSAC
does on the local level, whilst praising the way MEUSAC
operates in terms of bringing the EU closer to citizens, and for the assistance it provides to NGOs, government entities and local councils in the EU funding application process.
Dr Xuereb welcomed the delegation and explained the role of MEUSAC
both prior to Malta's accession to the EU as well as following its re-activation in 2008.
The Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Helena Dalli presided over a MEUSAC
Core Group meeting on a proposal for a regulation on the EFSI and amending various EU regulations.
During a welcoming address at a MEUSACs
Core Group meeting, which was attended by European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Vera Jourova, Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties Helena Dalli spoke of the need for the EU to reach out more to society and to regain its social soul.