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.
Seminar for youth workers and youth & Training of Trainers - Silvia Volpi (REDU - Rete Educare Diritti Umani)
Recommendations for circular economy and sustainable practices implementation - Marie-Céline Falisse (AEGEE-Europe)
10:45 | Coffee break
11:15 | Panel discussion: How can different stakeholders support young people in acquiring and developing circular economy competences?
MEP Malte Gallée, European Parliament (Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance)
Tatjana Babrauskiené, EESC Member
Valentina Guerra, Policy Adviser for social affairs and training, SMEUnited
Giuseppina Tucci, OBESSU Secretary General and LLLP President
Julian van Loo, Sustainability Committee of AEGEE-Europe
Facilitator: Mayri Tiido (Lowmerism)
12:30 | End of the event
This event is organised in the framework of the CESCY project. CESCY (Circular Economy – Sustainable Competences for Youth) is an Erasmus+ funded project implemented by Lowmerism, AEGEE-Europe, Common Gold, Rete Educare ai Diritti Umani, Mentes Empreendedoras, and Zink Asturias.