On 12 December, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) awarded the 2012 Civil Society Prize to Transition Network, a grassroots organisation set up in 2007 in the UK and currently active in 34 countries. More than 1000 local communities throughout Europe are engaged in transition towards a more sustainable economic and social model. The Civil Society Prize celebrates the achievements of civil society organisations which develop projects that have a positive impact on Europeans' lives and help promote European values. In this award, the EESC supports grassroots organisations operating at European, national and local level.
Type: Documentary Reference: I-075682 Date: 14/12/2012 Duration: 06:39 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Brussels - European Economic and Social Committee,United Kingdom Thesaurus: Award Ceremony, Civil society,European Economic and Social Committee Personalities:Anna Maria Darmanin,Staffan Nilsson
European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)