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The Council of Ministers approved the candidatures for Bulgarian members of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) for the period 2015-2020. The Committee is an advisory body of the European Union, which gives opinions on proposed EU legislation and on issues they consider important. EESC members represent the interests of their countries in various fields and are divided into three groups - "Employers", "Workers" and "Other interests" (farmers, consumers, environmentalists, families, NGOs and others. The total number of EESC members is 350 and for Bulgaria the specified number is 12.

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is the “bridge” between citizens and the national government. Its mission is to support such “bridging” so as to facilitate the communication between the society and the national government. It is the new and modern institution of the civil dialogue.

The ESC's mission is to promote civil society organisations access to and involvement in the process of decision-making on strategic economic and social issues.

The main goal of ESC's operation is to enable different representatives of organised civil society to feel free to state their views whereas unanimity on matters of common interest is encouraged. The Council expresses and protects civil society interests by communicating agreed statements and proposals submitted by its members to the executive and legislative authorities.

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