Civil society organisations (CSOs) must be recognised, involved and supported as partners that defend and strengthen European democracy and contribute to a functioning rule of law culture.
Conference on 'Civil society organisations defending and strengthening European democracy' organised by the EESC's Civil Society Organisations' Group
En su Resolución sobre la participación de la sociedad civil organizada en la aplicación y el seguimiento de los planes nacionales de recuperación y resiliencia, el Comité Económico y Social Europeo pide normas claras para que los interlocutores sociales y las organizaciones de la sociedad civil participen de manera efectiva en las estrategias de los Estados miembros para volver a encauzar la economía
At a conference, organised by the Diversity Europe Group of the EESC in partnership with Civil Society Europe and with the support of the EESC's Liaison Group and Associational Life Category, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and their umbrella organisations reiterated their call for an EU Civil Society Strategy and a European Statute for Associations. Appropriate follow-up to the Conference on the Future of Europe and a regular and structured dialogue with CSOs were considered key aspects to rebuilding citizens' trust in politics and strengthening European democracy.
Conference on 'Civil society organisations: Key actors for the future of Europe', organised by the Diversity Europe Group in partnership with Civil Society Europe and with the support of the EESC's Liaison Group and Associational Life Category
Panel on 'Sustainable, Inclusive and Participatory Societies'
EESC plenary debate with Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice
At its plenary session on 18 July, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted a debate with Conny Reuter, co-chair of the EESC's Liaison Group with European civil society organisations and networks.