536th Plenary session, with a debate on the modernisation of the European economy: decentralised energy provision, sustainable transport and regional economic development, with Maroš Šefčovič, and the presentation of the priorities of the Austrian presidency, with Gernot Blümel.
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)
529th Plenary Session - Including a Presentation of the European Commission's 2018 work programme and of the European Economic and Social Committee's contribution with Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission.
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.
527th Plenary Session including the following events:
Discussion with Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the negotiations with the United Kingdom
Debate with Matti Maasikas, Deputy Minister for EU Affairs