The Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (known by its French acronym of CCMI, Commission consultative des mutations industrielles) became part of the European Economic and Social Committee in 2002; therefore 2022 marks its 20th anniversary. The CCMI is the oldest EU body devoted to forecasting the future and accompanying the transition of industrial sectors.
What kind of Europe do you dream of?
Civil society and the Conference on the Future of Europe
Lisbon, 18-19 November 2021
Between June 2021 and March 2022, the EESC held a series of events on the updated new industrial strategy. Each event was organised by a different section of the EESC and focused on a specific aspect of the strategy, with the aim of hearing the views of civil society organisations on the future of European industry.
At the plenary session on 24 March 2022, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted a resolution on the "War in Ukraine and its economic, social and environmental impact".
Realistic targets are needed to achieve a competitive and sustainable energy ecosystem
Report on the virtual country visit to the Czech Republic – 30 September and 1 October 2021
This report relays the views of Czech civil society on freedom of association, freedom of assembly, the rule of law.
This publication is a compendium of studies carried out in 2020 at the EESC.
For the current mandate (October 2020 to April 2023) of the Diversity Europe Group (Group III), it has been decided to concentrate on the topic of poverty and on the role of civil society organisations and citizens' initiatives in combating it. The objective of the work programme of Group III for this period is to contribute to making local communities more sustainable, resilient, equitable, productive and socially just, whilst also upholding the highest levels of democratic governance, respect for rights and the rule of law.
This report examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the work of civil society organisations (CSOs) across Europe. It also focuses on how solutions implemented in individual EU Member States have impacted CSOs' ability to exercise their fundamental rights and freedoms.