EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION ECONOMISTS
CEEC asked their delegates in several European countries some questions about COVID-19 and the effects on building construction and construction economists in their country. The questions were:
- How is the global situation in your country (transportation, public services, stores, schools…)?
- How is the situation in the building construction area?
- And more specifically, what does it mean for construction economists?
- Do you have any help from your government (tax breaks, material/masks/gloves for self-protection…)?
Below one can read the answers from several countries (as per 04-05-2020 Ireland, Netherlands, UK, Estonia, Hungary, Belgium, France, Spain, Switzerland and Czech Republic.
CEEC STRENGHTENS THE LINKS ACROSS EUROPE
On Friday 11 October RICS organised the seminar ‘Strengthen the links across Europe’ during the bi-annual meeting of CEEC in Brussels. During this seminar the 2nd edition of the ICMS Standard was launched. On Saturday the CEEC held his General Assembly were Agnete Skytte was elected as new and first female President of CEEC.
MEETING BERN CANCELLED AND VIRTUAL GA ON FR 15 MAY
Because of the Corona outbreak the next meeting of CEEC in Bern in May is cancelled. There will however be a virtual meeting on the 15th of May for the CEEC-members. More information will follow.
INTERVIEW WITH CEEC PRESIDENT AGNETE SKYTTE
In the latest edition of Economie & Construction, a publication of Untec in France, an interview with CEEC president Agnete Skytte was published. In the interview Agnete Skytte talks about CEEC and its goals and achievements.
VISIT WORLD EXPO DUBAI NOV 2020
In November 2020 UNTEC, France organises in cooperation with CEEC a 7 days/ 5 nights trip to the World Expo in Dubai. The tour from 6 to 12 November 2020 includes among others flight tickets from/ to Paris, 4* hotel, two days at the World Expo in Dubai with fast track entry, a cocktail dinner and private visit to the French Pavilion, a visit to the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi, a visit to the Abu Dhabi mosque and the presidential palace, and, off course, a visit to the Burj El Khalifa. Members and delegates of CEEC who are interested in participating can read more in the attached brochure. To make a reservation, please fill in the reservation form which is attached to the brochure.
From 30 September till 2 October 2020 Contart 2020, the Spanish Technical Architects meeting will take place in Ibiza, Spain.