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.
Introducing season 4 of The Grassroots View! the podcast that brings you the pulse of society and explores the power of grassroots movements in shaping our world. Hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), this podcast provides a platform for engaging discussions with inspiring individuals and organizations at the forefront of change.
Welcome to the new season of The Grassroots View! The podcast, launched in 2019 by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), aims to explore EU's trending topics from a civil society perspective. This year again we will bring you stories from actors on the ground, and insights from EESC members who represent their interests in Brussels. Tune in and enjoy!
The Grassroots view, the new podcast series launched by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), explores the hot topics everyone seems to be debating these days, but it does so from a civil society perspective, bringing testimonies from actors on the ground and accounts from EESC members who represent their interests in Brussels