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.
Krakow Congress Center - Marii Konopnickiej 17, 30-302 Krakow - 9:30 - 17:30
The Section for External Relations of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised the Conference on relief and reconstruction of Ukraine and its European perspective on 19 July (9:30 to 17:30) in Kraków.
The Conference aimed to discuss activities supporting people fleeing the war, look at the role of civil society and start discussions on how to better support the work of civil society organisations now and in the post-war future. The Conference brought together around 200 participants, including civil society representatives, EU authorities and representatives of the Polish and Ukrainian governments.