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The EESC is hosting the exhibition Hand in Hand by the Portuguese artist, Maria Reis Rocha.

The exhibition features a series of illustrations and short videos promoting mental health, social participation and transformation, quality education, universal access to healthcare, the fight against poverty and racism, and children's rights.

This series looks at the social dimension of life, which is closely connected to the Portuguese Presidency's priorities of a resilient, green, social, digital and global Europe.

The online exhibition will run from 15 January to 15 February 2021, in connection with the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU.

15/01/2021 15/02/2021

The EESC is hosting an exhibition by the French photographer Bruno Fert entitled "Refuge: Private worlds in exile".

It comprises a series of panels with portraits and testimonies, together with images of interiors in refugee camps and makeshift shelters in Greece and France, including the "jungle" in Calais.

More information on the “Refuge” project:

01/12/2020 31/12/2020

To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December), the EESC presented the short film To Be and Not to Be (in times of Corona).

The short film was produced by Theatre Stap in November 2020 in Turnhout (Belgium) during the strict measures imposed due to the pandemic.

Exploring the relationship between humankind and nature through aerial photography.

The EESC will host a photography exhibition entitled Habitat, featuring the work of Tom Hegen, an award-winning German photographer and designer from Munich. Tom Hegen's work focuses on aerial photography projects, showcasing the impact of human presence on earth and frequently highlighting the relationship between man and nature.
The exhibition will be displayed at the EESC from 20 October to 30 November 2020, in connection with the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.

20/10/2020 30/11/2020

To commemorate this year's International Women's Day (8 March), the EESC is staging an exhibition entitled "Female Notes".

06/03/2020 31/03/2020

The EESC will host the ILO's centenary anniversary exhibition, "100 years of Social Protection with the International Labour Organization (ILO)", featuring 24 roll-up banners in both English and French.

The exhibition presents the establishment and evolution of social protection systems around the world since 1919, and thus commemorates 100 years since the foundation of the ILO.

03/02/2020 28/02/2020
Art exhibition featuring works by the Lithuanian artist

The EESC will host an art exhibition featuring works by the Lithuanian artist, Stasys Eidrigevičius. The exhibition is being organised in cooperation with the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU and with the support of the Lithuanian Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum and the Lithuanian Culture Institute.

03/02/2020 28/02/2020

The EESC will host a photographic exhibition entitled "Industrial heritage of the town of Sisak – Past & Present", featuring a series of photos from the city of Sisak, in Croatia. A launch event is planned for Wednesday 27 November, in conjunction with the NAT Section meeting.

25/11/2019 30/01/2020

The EESC is to host a photography exhibition, "Images of Another Europe 1985-1989", featuring the work of Constantin Pittas, a well-known photographer from Greece.

In the late 1980s, Costantinos Pittas roamed all over the divided continent, from south to north, and from Lisbon to Krakow, in both Eastern and Western Europe.  His camera was focused on the faces of fearful, repressed people in the East, the faces of the lonely or the elderly in the West.


28/10/2019 22/11/2019
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The exhibition "The EU speaks your language" moves to the Council of the EU (LEX building).

"The EU speaks your language" was produced by the EESC in house, in cooperation with the Directorate for Translation of the EESC/CoR and was launched in September 2018 to mark the 60th anniversary of Regulation 1/1958 entering into force.

The exhibition travels back in time to 1958, to the first legal act of the EEC/EU, to highlight the historical significance of Regulation 1/58 whilst featuring a modern approach to that which it symbolises at its core.


05/06/2019 31/10/2019