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.
546th plenary session with the following guests and debates :
Presentation of the priorities of the European Parliament, with KláraDOBREV, Vice President of the European Parliament, on Wednesday 25 September at 3 p.m.
Presentation of the review of the activities of the European Ombudsman, with Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman on Wednesday 25 September at 4 p.m.
Debate on the Economic and Monetary Union and the European Semester, with Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission, Tuomas Saarenheimo, Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Market Affairs, Finland, Christian Ebeke, IMF Acting Resident Representative to the European Union, and Louka T. Katseli, Chair of the National Bank of Greece, Cyprus, and former Minister of Economy and Labour, on Thursday 26 September at 9 a.m.
You will be able to follow all the debates by web streaming.