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Civil society in times of COVID-19: ensuring democracy, solidarity and inclusion 

The current global health emergency we are all living through has clearly shown us the weaknesses of our societies and how heavy the burden of such a crisis continues to be on the most vulnerable. Leaving no-one behind must become an ever more important goal for our society and its recovery.  

The pandemic has also revealed how fragile our day-to-day life is and that "business as usual" needs to end. As EESC President Luca Jahier highlighted in his last editorial, this is a call to change our modus operandi that we must all embrace.