- Projects from 27 countries contend for the 2018 EESC Civil Society Prize;
- EESC to advocate for an ambitious EU budget of at least 1.3% of EU GNI;
- Closing the digital gender gap would boost Europe's GDP by 16 billion EUR;
- Consumer rules should both protect consumers and help traders face the disruption brought about by booming e-commerce in Europe;
- All unfair trade practices in the food supply chain must be prohibited, and all operators must be protected.