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.
11.00 Welcome address by Baiba MILTOVIČA, president of the TEN Section
11.05 State of play of the Recovery and Resilience Plans' assessments and improving the energy efficiency of public and private buildings in the NRRPs
by Baptiste LEGAY, European Commission, Recovery and Resilience Task Force
11.20 National recovery efforts ensuring energy poverty measures in the NRRPs
by Dragoş PÎSLARU, Member of the European Parliament, Renew Europe Group, Romania - Partidul Libertate, Unitate și Solidaritate, Member of the ECON-BUDG Working Group on the Scrutiny of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF WG)
11.35 The role of local authorities - defining renovation priorities in the NRRPs
by Claire ROUMET, Director of Energy Cities
11.50 France Relance - Prioritising Energy Renovation in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan
by Marjolaine MEYNIER-MILLEFERT, Member of the National Assembly in France
12.05 Reforms and investments to combat energy poverty in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan
by Antonis MARINOS, Head of Office, Secretariat General for Energy and Mineral Resources, Ministry of the Environment and Energy