The representation of the Work Integration Social interests at the EU level

One of ENSIEs core mission is the representation of the Work Integration Social Enterprises interests at the European Level. ENSIE is member of five EU expert groups: 

•    GECES – the European Commission (EC) expert group on social economy and social enterprises 
•    EC Dialogue with Common Provision Regulation partners 2021-2027 
•    European Community of Practice on Partnership 2021-2027 
•    High-level expert group Fit for Future 
•    Horizontal Working Group of the Just Transition Platform

Moreover, ENSIE participates in other fora in European Institutions:

•   Social Economy Intergroup of the European Parliament 
•   Focus group on Pact for Skills (proximity and social economy) 

Furthermore, to be stronger and increase our impact at the EU level, ENSIE holds the vice-presidency of Social Economy Europe and is member of Social Platform Management Committee

EU & Institutional Representation

One of ENSIEs core mission is the representation of the Work Integration Social Enterprises interests at the European Level. It does so in various fora and in relation with all the European Institutions.

Social platform

The largest platform of European rights and value-based NGOs working in the social sector. Social Platform aims to promote social justice, equality and participatory democracy by voicing the concerns of member organisations.

Since November 2021, ENSIE has been at Social Platform Management Committee. For ENSIE and its members, it is a way to reinforce their engagement in the Social Platform as its work is crucial to work towards a more social Europe!  

Social Platform website is here! 

Social Economy Europe

Social Economy Europe is the EU-level representative institution for the social economy and aims to promote the social and economic input of the social economy enterprises and organisations, to promote the role and values of social economy actors in Europe and to reinforce the political and legal recognition of the social economy and of cooperatives, mutual societies, associations and foundations at EU level.

Patrizia Bussi, Director of ENSIE has been Vice-President of Social Economy Europe since 2018. She has been reelected in 2021. 

All the information about Social Economy Europe are available here. 



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