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.
This brochure brings you the highlights of the EESC's Connecting EU 2022 seminar, held in Zagreb in November 2022 under the title Geopolitical turmoil at Europe's door: the perspective of civil society.
The EESC "Connecting EU" seminar is an event mainly directed to communication professionals working for civil society organisations representing employers, workers and other social, occupational, economic and cultural organisations across Europe. Every year, the "Connecting EU" seminar focuses on a topic that has captured the attention of media in Europe in the run-up to the seminar and engages journalists, academic, experts and civil society in debate.
Geopolitical turmoil at Europe’s door: the perspective of civil society - Report