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.
a system for mapping and localisation of forest units,
a forest data collection framework combining
standardised data from EU Earth observation technologies (Copernicus satellites),
harmonised data, largely based on National Forest Inventories, collected by the Member States,
a forest data sharing framework that will make sure that data is publicly accessible, also in Forest Information System for Europe,
synergies with and support for the implementation of other key European legislation on climate mitigation and adaptation, bioeconomy, biodiversity, etc. such as the revised Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry legislation and the Nature Restoration Law.