Long-term EU budget clinch, fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and the conference on the future of Europe – these were the main topics of the discussion between the presidents of the European Council and the European Economic and Social Committee. Christa Schweng and Charles Michel met via video conference on Friday, 27 November.
At the webinar organised by the Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN), EESC members point out that the contribution of civil society will be fundamental for the future of the EU’s hydrogen strategy.
The new president of the EESC’s Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN), Baiba Miltoviča, met European Commission executive vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis and set out the section’s 2020-2023 work programme, in which green is a priority.
EESC info – SPECIAL – New EESC Leadership
In this issue:
- EESC elects Austria’s Christa Schweng to its top post
- Christa Schweng: “The input of civil society is a must to shape Europe for the better”
- Cillian Lohan: “We need leadership that we can trust”
- Giulia Barbucci: “It is essential to maintain sound and transparent budget management”
- Record numbers of new and female members join the EESC
The RRF is still under negotiation, but according to the EU institutions the involvement of civil society will be fundamental both in the design and implementation phases of the national recovery and resilience plans.
Civil Society Against COVID-19
This website is dedicated to the work the EESC, its members and the civil society organisations it represents have been doing to get through the crisis and prepare for the future.
EESC Civil Solidarity Prize
Rewarding solidarity initiatives to tackle the Covid-19 emergency and its consequences in Europe
The Civil Soidarity Prize will reward up to 29 not-for-profit initiatives carried out by natural persons, civil society organisations or private companies which aim to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and its…
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