The Dominican Republic ESC and the Spanish ESC organized a workshop in Santo Domingo on 29-30 March 2017 on "Economic and Social Councils and Consensus Building".
At the invitation of Dr. Martha Theodorou, AICESIS Chargée de Mission in communication, the Social Dialogue Council of Poland drafted a note on the national social dialogue.
The Moroccan EESC and the Spanish ESC held a bilateral seminar on "Implementing the global climate agenda - The case of the energy and water sectors" in February 2017.
To contact the ESC SG the new email address to use is
Mr. Marco WAGENER, Advisor to the Chamber of Employees in Luxembourg, is the new President of the ESC.
In accordance with the Cotonou Agreement, the EESC organizes every three years meetings with the economic and social interest groups of the 78 ACP-EU countries. The next meeting will take place in Brussels on 15 and 16 May 2017.
As part of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, the European ESC organized on 13 March in Rome, with the presidency of the Italian Council of Ministers, a conference entitled "Sixty years of the European Community - Forge the Future!".
The ESC is involved in the UN Roundtable on "Balance and Sustainability: Chinese Civil Organizations Support Global Development Agenda" held at UN offices in New York (United States) on 18 September 2015.