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.
Our members share their suggestions and demands on the subjects of health, care and prosperity after COVID-19
Guest articles by Dr. Andrea Ammon (Director of ECDC), Andrej Martin Vijkovac (President of the International Youth Health Organization) and Enrico Kreft (Board Member of Europa-Union Deutschland e. V.)
Interview on ensuring strong European solidarity for rare disease patients with rapporteur Alain Coheur
Report on the Group's recent conference on 'Health,Care and Prosperity after COVID-19' in Stockholm