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.
The Diversity Europe Group organises a webinar on the topic “Age of inequality: Youth in times of COVID-19” on 30 June 2021, from 10 to 11.30 a.m., in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe.
The webinar will explore two inter-related questions:
How has the COVID-19 crisis affected the mental health of young people in Europe?