The EESC organised debates with organised civil society in all Member States between 2 September and 2 November 2016. The debates were coordinated by three EESC members ('trios') from the country concerned, often in co-operation with the European Commission (15 debates) or the national Economic and Social Council (7 debates).
"... EESC has committed to contribute to the concerted efforts towards the poverty eradication target – reduce the number of people at risk of poverty by 20 million by 2020. This is ambitious, but we believe it is possible with political commitment and with civil society's full involvement. ..."
Event organised by Quarto Mondo, Rome, Italy
The study was conducted with the aim of analysing feasibility of a supply chain, to capitalise on unsold seafood products for distribution to deprived people
Event organised by the Internationaler Bund, Berlin, Germany
Conference organised by the Various Intersts Group of the EESC in Thessaloniki, Greece on 31 May 2013
Presque 90 millions de tonnes de nourriture sont gaspillées chaque année en Europe et près d'un tiers de la nourriture produite pour la consommation humaine est perdue ou gaspillée à l'échelle mondiale...