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.
An exhibition of paintings entitled EdvardStepančič and constructivism across borders will be presented at the EESC, in Foyer 6 from 17 till 26 October. The exhibition features a private collection of 21 original pieces of artwork and will be opened on Wednesday 17 October at 1 p.m. by EESC President LucaJahier.
This cultural event is organised in cooperation with the Association Giuliani nel Mondo of Trieste and Brussels and with the support of the Brussels Liaison Office of the Autonomous Region Friuli VeneziaGiulia. The exhibition aims to make known the emblematic artistic itinerary of EdvardStepančič, a leading exponent of the constructivism art movement.
Edvard Stepančič and constructivism across borders