the State of the Union

16 Sep: Civil society is key to turning words into deeds – EESC President Christa Schweng welcomes the priorities and ambitions expressed in the State of the Union

(Source: European Economic and Social Committee (EEAS))

A strong emphasis on the EU’s recovery, health union and digitalisation, a firm position on defending the rule of law and a focus on the future of Europe: these are the elements of this year’s State of the Union that are very much welcomed by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and that particularly align with its priorities.

While the European economy is on track to recovery, structural reforms need to be continued for a greener, fairer, more digital and more resilient EU.

“Turning such reforms into actions will only be possible …