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.
22 June 2017: 11.15-13.00, JDE62, EESC
28 June 2017: 17.00-19.30, Room Antall Jozsef 6Q2, EP
Opportunities arising from the restructuring of the European offshore oil and gas industry in the circular economy
The European Economic and Social Committee's Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) and The European Parliament are organizing a two-part event to follow-up and consolidate earlier work on shipbreaking and the recycling society.
The first part of this event will take place at the European Economic and Social Committee on 22nd June.
The second part of this joint event will be a conference on 28th June in the European Parliament in Brussels.