If you are…

  • a civil society organisation


  • an EU institution working in cooperation with a civil society organisation

And you are organising an event…

  • relevant to the EESC's work
  • relating to EU policies
  • highly relevant to civil society issues

…then you can apply for a partnership with the EESC.

How to proceed?


Authorisation may be withdrawn at any time for safety reasons or for failure to comply with the Guidelines, without the organisers being entitled to claim any compensation.

Obligations of organisers:

  • to fill in the form and accept all the conditions relating to organisation of a partnership
  • to deliver all the requested information and documents within the deadlines mentioned in the "Step by step procedure"
  • to expressly undertake not to charge any registration fees for events held on EESC premises
  • to keep to the EESC's working hours (9 a.m.-5.30 p.m.) and lunch break (min 1.5 hours) when planning your event
  • to use the EESC logo in all the documents, banners and access badges relating to the event
  • to ensure a comprehensive registration procedure on the day of the event (checking IDs against the list of ID cards before issuing a badge)
  • to set up any graphics and banners
  • to ensure that the room is returned to its original state after the meeting
  • to send the EESC a report on the event

Practical arrangements

  • the venue: meeting rooms - capacity up to 180
  • technical facilities: PC, projector, audio/video recording, interpreting booths etc.

What the EESC will not provide:

  • interpreting
  • catering
  • display easels and badges
  • storage of any kind
  • graphics
  • registration procedure


Guidelines for organising events in partnership with the EESC