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  • Energy poverty at the crossroads of the European Pillar of Social Rights and the European Green Deal, Tackling energy poverty at the heart of the ecological and energy transition and Tackling energy poverty for a just transition. The conference on Affordable Energy: Turning civil society views into action will bring together participants from the EU institutions, local actors and civil society organisations from all 27 EU countries.


  • EU Youth test_EN

    Public debate The EESC's EU Youth Test and its implementation in opinions of the ECO section, organised during the ECO section meeting.

  • Conference on Professional Support for the EU Blue Deal

    Join us on 7 May 2024, when the Liberal Professions Category of the EESC proudly presents the 8th edition of the Day of Liberal Professions. The conference is open to the public. You can either join the conference in person or from remote. Prior registration for both is required. Please register until 2 May 2024 on our dedicated registration page. Please register here until 2 May 2024.

  • Public hearing in the framework of own-initiative opinion ECO/641 - Taxation Framework for Social Economy Entities

    The social economy is a vital part of the European social and economic system. It generates and maintains high-quality jobs, fosters the inclusion of marginalised groups into the labour market, promotes sustainable business practices, and provides employment for millions of people. In this way, it makes the single market more inclusive, our societies more cohesive and fosters employment models that are tailored to local and communal needs.

  • On Saturday 4 May, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) opens its doors to you, the public.

  • Impact on climate change and the global environment; consequences for companies, workers and population

    Public hearing linked to the REX own-initiaive opinion REX/586

    Deforestation of the Amazonian Forest – impacts on the climate change and global environment; consequences for companies, workers and population

  • This public hearing aims to exchange views with civil society representatives from candidate countries and EU's stakeholders on the opportunities and challenges for the EU-agri-food sector with EU enlargement and to identify the contributions of the accession countries to the EU's social, environmental, and economic sustainability.

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    587th Plenary session, with the following guests: Věra Jourová, European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency; Ken Godfrey, Executive Director of the European Partnership for Democracy; Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner for Home Affairs; Professor Mario Draghi, (tbc); Helena Dalli, European Commissioner for Equality (tbc), Florence Raes, Director of UN Women Brussels, Iliana Balabanova, President of European Women's Lobby (tbc), Ilaria Todde, Advocacy Director of Eurocentralasian Lesbian Community, Iluta Lace, Head of MARTA Centre for Women and Sif Holst, President of the EESC Equality Group.

    You will be able to follow the debates by web streaming. Web streaming