535th Plenary Session, with Thursday 24 May 2018, 9 a.m., the commemorative session for the 60th anniversary of the EESC, with the participation of Ramón Valcarcel Siso, Jean-Claude Juncker, Karl-Heinz Lambertz, and Roger Briesch.
Mid-term renewal of the XVth (five-year) term of office
The EESC is hosting its 534th Plenary Session on 18-19 April to mark the end of the Presidency headed by Georges Dassis and welcome a new Presidency for 2018-2020.
533rd Plenary Session – Debate on the Digital Single Market and artificial intelligence, with Andrus Ansip, European Commissioner for the Digital Single Market, and a statement by Marcos Peña, president of the Spanish Economic and Social Council
532nd Plenary Session of the EESC, with a debate in the future of Europe with Nathalie LOISEAU, French Minister for European Affairs.
531st Plenary Session, with the following debates: The climate finance pact, with Miguel Arias Cañete, Pierre Larrouturou and Jean Jouzel; and the presentation of the priorities of the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the EU, with Ms Zornitsa Roussinov
Debate with Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.
Award ceremony for the Civil Society Prize on Thursday 7 December at 11.30 a.m. (time to be confirmed)
528th Plenary Session including a debate with Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the Committee of the Regions, on Thursday 21 September at 9 a.m., and a debate on the state of the Union, with Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, on Thursday 21 September at 11 a.m.
Presentation of the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI): Stop glyphosate with Herman van Bekkem, representative of Greenpeace Netherlands, and David Schwartz, campaign coordinator in Brussels, on Wednesday 20 September at 4.30 p.m.
526th Plenary Session including:
- Debate with Emily O'Reilly, Wednesday 31 May 2017 from 3 to 4 p.m.
- Debate with Tibor Navracsics, Wednesday 31 May from 4.30 to 5.45 p.m.
- Discussion with Antonio Tajani, Thursday 1 June 2017 from 12.30 to 1.30 p.m.
525th Plenary Session including the following events:
Debate with Can Dündar, a Turkish journalist nominated for the 2016 Sakharov Prize, on Wednesday 26 April at 3 p.m.
Debate with Professor Dusan Sidjanski, honorary chairman of the European Cultural Centre, on Wednesday 26 April at 4.30 p.m.
Debate with Maroš Šefčovič, vice-president of the European Commission responsible for the Energy Union, on Thursday 27 April at 10.30 a.m.
524th Plenary Session
Wednesday 29 March 2017:
Debate on the EU's future trade policy, at 3 pm, with the participation of Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade
Debate on cohesion policy post-2020, at 4:30 pm with the participation of Corina Crețu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy