This year, the Presidents and Secretaries-general of the EESC and the Economic and Social Councils of the EU will be gathering in Bucharest on 9 and 10 November 2022 to discuss "Turning geopolitical challenges into a European Union success story: the contribution of organised civil society".
The debate will focus on three subjects:
- Session 1 – Welcoming and integrating in the EU the people fleeing the war in Ukraine
- Session 2 – Follow up to the Conference on the Future of Europe
- Session 3 – The path towards an open strategic autonomy of the EU: the views of the EESC, the national ESCs and organised civil society.