While Europe and its societies are still in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic and with the Conference on the Future of Europe in its closing stages, the EESC will be holding its annual Civil Society Days in March 2022.
The Conference on the Future of Europe - Related Events
Following the COVID-19 crisis, our generation is facing a tectonic shift towards climate neutrality and state-of-the-art digital technologies, which gives us the unique opportunity to shape a new vision that reconciles the anachronistic paradox between growth and prosperity – on the one hand, and a sustainable future for our planet, on the other.
On 18-19 November, the European Economic and Social Committee will hold its Connecting EU seminar 2021. Entitled "What kind of Europe do you dream of? Civil Society and the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Connecting EU Seminar will debate three issues that will be crucial for tomorrow's Europe. The event will be held fully in person in the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.
A grand civil society kick-off event will take place on 10 June from 14:30 to 18:30. The event, named "Conference on the Future of Europe - Bringing the European project back to citizens", will officially launch the activities of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in the framework of the Conference.
The Conference on the Future of Europe offers a unique opportunity to improve the Union's ability to deal with these issues, not least by involving social partners and EU citizens who can offer concrete insights into their actual needs and expectations.