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.
The Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary took the opportunity during their stay in Brussels to visit the exhibition 'A Modern Royal Household', which is about the artistic decoration of their residence in Copenhagen and currently hosted by the EESC.
EESC President Staffan Nilsson welcomes the Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary
Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary meet EESC members and representatives of the secretariat
The Danish Crown Princess Mary
The Danish Crown Prince Frederik
Rolf Eriksson, Head of President's Office, Martin Westlake, EESC Secretary General welcome the Crown Prince couple
Anna Maria Darmanin, Staffan Nilsson and the Crown Prince couple
The EESC Danish members welcome the Danish Crown Prince couple. Here Ask Abildgaard ANDERSEN and Dorthe ANDERSEN.
The Crown Prince couple and the members Sinne CONAN and Benedicte FEDERSPIEL
Crown Prince Frederik and EESC member Peder Munch HANSEN
Crown Prince Frederik and EESC Danish member Mette Kindberg
The Crown Prince Frederik and Finn Andersen, Secretary general of the Danish Cultural Insitutes
Crown Prince Frederik and Jakob Andersen, Head of the NAT unit.
Crown Prince Frederik and Tiorben Bach Nielsen, Head of the SOC Unit
Crown Prince Frederik and Claus Bergman, Head of the Accounting Unit
The Danish Crown Prince couple with Klaus Bondam, director of the Danish Cultural Institute in Brussels and Staffan Nilsson, EESC President
The Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Staffan Nilsson