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EESC Information Newsletter - June 2021 - 05/21

11/06/2021

Dear Madam, dear Sir,

 

It is my pleasure to invite you to the 561st EESC Plenary Session.

 

On Wednesday 9 June at 14:45, we will hold a debate on the European Green Deal with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for this flagship project, which encompasses all the most important EU policies.

 

On the same day at 17:30 our Members will discuss and vote on the EESC's contribution to the European Commission's 2022 work programme.

 

On Thursday 10 June at 10:00 we will examine the New Strategy for the Implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and the European Democracy Action Plan with Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice.

 

I will be glad to welcome you at our plenary session. To that end, I invite you to use webstreaming, which will allow you to follow all the votes and discussions remotely.

 

I would also like to invite you to follow the EESC kick-off event in the framework of the Conference on the Future of Europe – Bringing the European project back to citizens, which will take place on 10 June from 14:30 to 18:30. It will be an opportunity to gather ideas, proposals and momentum to launch debates with citizens all around the continent, with deep awareness of the responsibility to make this Conference a life-changing exercise with a meaningful outcome. The event's participants include: Guy Verhofstadt, Dubravka Šuica, Apóstolos Tzitzikóstas, Eva Maydell and many other significant guests. You can follow a live broadcast here.

 

Best regards,

 

Christa Schweng

EESC President

 

The EESC plenary session on social media: to take part in the online discussions, follow @EU_EESC or the hashtag #EESCplenary. You can also post on our Facebook page via https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanEconomicAndSocialCommittee/ where the plenary session is announced. Don't forget that the plenary session is also streamed. Are your networks and organisations interested in our discussions? Let them know!