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 exhibition "Together for Inclusion" is a joint event with the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC). It presents the ten winning photos from the photo competition launched during European Disability and Development Week 2017. "Together for Inclusion" is part of European Disability and Development Week 2018 and another one of the EESC's cultural events held during the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage.