Report on the visit to Spain, 14-15 October 2021

On 14 and 15 October 2021, six EESC members took part in the virtual country visit to Spain.

The delegation met with representatives of civil society, namely civil society organisations (CSOs), social partners and the media on the one hand, and several governmental and judicial authorities on the other. The aim of this report is to faithfully reflect and reproduce the views of civil society. The authorities' views will be reflected in their reply to the report.

The above mentioned meetings were framed under the five following themes:

  • Fundamental rights related to social partners
  • Freedom of association and freedom of assembly
  • Freedom of expression and freedom of the media
  • Non-discrimination
  • The Rule of law

The input received during the meetings has been included in a report drafted by the members of the delegation, this report has been communicated to the Spanish authorities, who in turn submitted their reply.