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16/09/2015 17/09/2015

510th Plenary session. Taking stock at the end of the term-in-office. Statement by Henri Malosse, EESC president: taking stock of the 2013-2015 presidency, statement by Hans-Joachim Wilms, EESC vice-president, on the EESC's budgetary position at the end of the term-in-office, statement by Jane Morrice, EESC vice-president, taking stock of the Committee's communication policy for 2013-2015.


01/07/2015 02/07/2015

- Discussion on the priorities of the Luxembourg presidency of the Council of the EU, with Nicolas Schmit, Minister for Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy 

- Discussion on the simplification of the CAP and the use of financial instruments in the rural development programme, with Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

- Review of the Latvian presidency of the Council of the EU, with Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica, Parliamentary Secretary in the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

- Discussion on current state of play of the International climate negotiations, in conjunction with the adoption of opinion NAT/665, with Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy

27/05/2015 28/05/2015
Debate on sustainable development programme for after 2015 with the participation of Mr Neven MIMICA, European Commissioner for International coooperation and development and Ms Tanya COX, President of the European task force Beyond 2015. Debate on the European Agenda for migration with the participation of Mr Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS, European Commissioner for Migration, Internal affairs and Citizenship


22/04/2015 23/04/2015

507th Plenary Session, with debates on

• The Energy Union, with Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Energy Union

• Trade policy and the TTIP, with Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner responsible for Trade


• A Presentation of the EU's economic priorities in the coming years, by Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs

18/03/2015 19/03/2015

Mr Frans TIMMERMANS, 1st Vice-President of the European Commission, in charge of  coordinating the work on better regulation and interinstitutional relations, rule of law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights will present the Commission's program "Better regulation" and the state of interinstitutional cooperation.


This presentation will be followed by a debate on the Opinion  "Investment Plan for Europe" , with the participation of Mr Jyrki KATAINEN, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.

21/01/2015 22/01/2015

Plenary Session in the presence of  Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica, Parliamentary Secretary at the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Vaira Vike-Freiberga, former President of the Republic of Latvia.


10/12/2014 11/12/2014

European Parliament work programme

Wednesday 10 December 2014 at 4.30 p.m., with the attendance of Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament.

15/10/2014 16/10/2014

502nd Plenary Session of the EESC, with the presence of former French President, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing on Wednesday 15 October

and Presentation of the Civil Society Prize, on Thursday 16 October.


10/09/2014 11/09/2014

The 10-11 September plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will hold a debate on the strategic challenges facing the Mediterranean region with Helena DALLIMaltese Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties.

The EESC also welcomes two representatives of the Italian government, State Secretary Teresa BELLANOVA, and State Secretary Domenico MANZIONE, to discuss the highly controversial topics of immigration and undeclared work in the EU. EESC opinions will be voted on both issues.