EESC - Jacques Delors Building - 99 rue Belliard - 1040 Bruxelles
With Michel Barnier, head of the task force responsible for finalising negotiations under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (10/06 - 3.00 pm) and Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reform (11/06 - 10:15 am).
The incoming Croatian Presidency has requested the EESC to draft an opinion on the topic of "The effects of campaigns on participation in political decision-making".
In view of the European elections and campaigns aimed at informing European citizens conducted by the institutions of the European Union and the Member States, a public hearing will be held in the morning of Wednesday 5 February, at the EESC. The aim of the hearing is to examine the current state of play and lessons learned from the May 2019 elections, and to look at the ways forward, i.e. how to enhance participation and disable disinformation of European citizens..