The EESC issues between 160 and 190 opinions and information reports a year.
It also organises several annual initiatives and events with a focus on civil society and citizens’ participation such as the Civil Society Prize, the Civil Society Days, the Your Europe, Your Say youth plenary and the ECI Day.
The EESC brings together representatives from all areas of organised civil society, who give their independent advice on EU policies and legislation. The EESC's326 Members are organised into three groups: Employers, Workers and Various Interests.
The EESC has six sections, specialising in concrete topics of relevance to the citizens of the European Union, ranging from social to economic affairs, energy, environment, external relations or the internal market.
Etienne Boumans, 'Friends of the Renè Magritte Museum', Martin Westlake, Secretary general at the EESC, Guy Vandenbranden, Artist and André Garitte, Director of the René Magritte Museum
Mario Sepi's speech at the opening of the exhibition
Mario Sepi, President of the EESC and Irini Pari, Vice-President of the EESC with Etienne Boumans and Serge Birenbaum, Conseiller, Cabinet Mrs. Laanan – Minister of Culture, Audiovisual, Health and Equal opportunities for the French-Speaking Community ...