563rd plenary session, with the following guests and debates: "Securing Media Freedom and Diversity in Europe" with Ricardo Gutiérrez and Julie Majerczak on Wednesday 22 September at 3 p.m. and "Cohesion policy" with Elisa Ferreira, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, on Thursday 23 September at 10 a.m.
562nd plenary session of the EESC, with the following guests: Anže Logar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, A post-Covid economy that works for all - Towards a well-being economy? with Tim Jackson, James Watson, Sandrine Dixson-Declève and Fabrice Murtin, and a debate on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Jayant Narayan.
561st plenary session of the EESC, with the following guests: F. Timmermans, Executive Vice President of the European Commission and D. Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice and a debate on the Resolution on the EESC's contribution to the European Commission's 2022 work programme.
560th Plenary session, in the presence of Adina Vălean, European Commissioner for Transport, and Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights.
559th Plenary session of the EESC, with Helena Dalli, European Commissioner for Equality, Olivér Várhelyi, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, and Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission.
Debates with Dubravka Šuica, Vice-President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for Budget and Administration and
Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 11.00 p.m., Award ceremony for the EESC Civil Solidarity Prize: Civil society against COVID-19.
557th Plenary session, with the following guests: António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission, Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affair, Michel Barnier , Head of the European Commission's Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom and Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. You will be able to follow the debates by web streaming.
556th Plenary session, in the presence of Sinéad Burke, Irish writer, academic, influencer, activist and broadcaster and Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission.
Inaugural plenary session (Term of office 2020-2025), with a debate on “Recovery for the future of Europe – The role of the European Economic and Social Committee”, with David Maria SASSOLI, Charles MICHEL, Ursula VON DER LEYEN, Apostolos TZITZIKOSTAS, Geert PAUWELS, Luca VISENTINI, and Jeremy WATES.
End-of-mandate ceremony and Farewell ceremony for outgoing members, on Thursday 17 September from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m.