Kinga Joó

    President, EESC ad hoc Group on the Citizens’ Initiative
    European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

    Kinga Joó is a member of the European Economic and Social Committee since 2010. She is active in the work of the Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC) and Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and Information Society (TEN) sections

    She was rapporteur of the EESC opinion adopted in March 2018 on the “Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Citizens’ Initiative”.

    Her background is in social and civil society organisations in Hungary. She is chairing the Social Responsibility board of the National Civil Cooperation Fund since 2020, where she has been a board member during the last three terms. She is also vice-president of the largest family organisation in Hungary, the National Association of Large Families (NOE).