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.
European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), virtual meeting with Teams
As in previous years, the Bureau of the European Migration Forum has decided to organise a consultation with civil society on the topic of the next Forum. This consultation consists of a survey and a virtual meeting on 21 April.
Providing input for discussion on 21 April, the survey presents under the overarching theme of youth subtopics that could be discussed in the Forum under the overarching theme of youth which reflect political interest as well as preliminary feedback received by the Forum Bureau members. You are also invited to add other aspects related to youth would you like to be addressed at the Forum and share further views, and suggestions. Deadline for completing the survey: 5 April 2022.
The virtual meeting will take place on the occasion of the next meeting of the EESC Immigration and Integration Group (IMI) on 21 April at 10:00 with Microsoft Teams. All civil society organisations interested in the Forum will be welcome to attend this virtual consultation.
When: Thursday, 21 April 2022, 10:00 to 12:30
Where: virtually with Microsoft Teams
Please register here by 8.30 a.m. Tuesday, 19 April – only if you plan to attend the virtual consultation.
The outcome of the discussion will then be further elaborated by the Forum Bureau during their following meeting, for a final proposal to be made.