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Vice-President in charge of Communication

Isabel Caño Aguilar

  • Member of the UGT (General Union of Workers) trade union.
  • Head of the UGT office in Brussels and member of the UGT Confederal Secretariat for International Policy since 1993. Monitoring of European and trade union policy. Bilateral relations with other trade union and social organisations.
  • Alternate member of the EESC (European Economic and Social Committee) (1997-2010).
  • Full member of the EESC since 21 September 2010, belonging to the TEN and NAT sections, working on issues such as rural development, the environment, sustainable development, education, training, energy, public health and the information society..
  • Permanent Study Group on the European Energy Community since 2015.
  • Member of the Permanent Study Group on the Digital Agenda since its inception.
  • Member of EESC delegations to the climate change conferences 2013-2017 (Warsaw, Lima, Paris, Marrakesh and Bonn COPs).
  • Member of EESC delegations to the UN HLPF (High Level Political Forum) on Sustainable Development. United Nations, 2016 and 2017.
  • Members of the TEN section bureau since 2010.
  • Vice-President of the Sustainable Development Observatory since 2013.
  • Vice-President of the EESC in charge of Communication from 2018 to 2020.
     

    Rapporteur for the following opinions, among others:

  • EU framework on mHealth and health and wellbeing applications
  • The digital society: access, education, training, employment, tools for equality
  • EU framework on mHealth and health and wellbeing applications
  • EU strategy on adaptation to climate change
  • Report on the Smart Cities Project