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.
The Parliament of Georgia has recently started scrutinising two legal drafts On Transparency of Foreign Influence initiated by several parliamentarians representing the majority of the Parliament of Georgia. Proposed regulations concern civil society organisations (CSOs) whose activities are dependent on grants received from the EU, US, other OECD countries, international organisations, international financial institutions and other foreign sources. ...
Statement of the EU-Georgia Civil Society Platform on two legal drafts On Transparency of Foreign Influence