La jornada estuvo organizada por el Comité Económico y Social Europeo, en cooperación con el Ministerio francés de Transición Ecológica y Solidaria, la ciudad y eurometrópoli de Estrasburgo, y tuvo por tema «La economía social: involucrar a los territorios y a la sociedad civil. Pact for Impact for the European Union».
The EESC held the fourth of its Going Local meetings on the live-in care sector in the EU, this time in Poland. The country provides much of the sector's workforce in western EU Member States, but has itself started to face a serious shortage of qualified carers in recent years
During the 2ndEuropean day of Social Economy Enterprises (SEEs) at the EESC, over 130 social economy representatives called on policy-makers to scale-up their efforts to enable the development of the Social Economy. In his opening speech, Michael Smyth, EESC Vice-President, said:
Social Economy Enterprises have become crucial, not only because they contribute to social integration, territorial cohesion and new economic models, but also because they play a role in shaping the future of Europe.