In this issue:
- EESC welcomes prominent Irish disability advocate Sinéad Burke
- 2021-2027 EU budget – EESC pleased to see views of civil society having an impact
- #DigitalServicesAct, #DigitalMarketsAct: Time for our democracy to catch up with technology
- New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum: a missed opportunity for a much-needed fresh start
On 13 January the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) of the European Economic and Social committee (EESC) held its inaugural meeting to welcome new members and adopt the 2021work programme.
Despite all the benefits of teleworking, it is now important not to slide into a culture of "round-the-clock" availability of employees
The EESC president
This website is dedicated to the work the EESC, its members and the civil society organisations it represents have been doing to get through the crisis and prepare for the future.
Rewarding solidarity initiatives to tackle the Covid-19 emergency and its consequences in Europe
The Civil Soidarity Prize will reward up to 29 not-for-profit initiatives carried out by natural persons, civil society organisations or private companies which aim to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and its...
Opinions in the spotlight
The Commission aims for more ambitious 2030 emissions reduction targets, both in the EU and internationally. President von der Leyen wants the EU to lead international negotiations to raise the ambition of other major emitters by 2021, and has pledged to put forward a comprehensive, responsible plan to increase the European Union's emissions reduction target for 2030, from 40 % towards 55 %.