European Civic Forum joins other organisations from all across Europe to condemn the attack against the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

On September 30, 2019, in Bulgaria the nationalist party IMRO-BNM has sent a signal to the Prosecutor General to cease the activity of the human rights organization – Bulgarian Helsinki Committee. This was an unprecedented move aimed at putting pressure on civil society organisations working for fundamental rights. The Prime Minister said that his government…

SUCCESS STORIES OF RESISTANCE: WINNERS ARE OUT!

In May, we launched thethe call for nomination Success stories of resistance aiming at discovering and collecting inspiring struggles of activists, organisations, associations, collectives of people fighting for fundamental rights (equality, inclusion, dignity, sustainability and justice) against growing political apathy, consumerism, exclusion and individualisation in Europe. Choosing only 6 stories out of such diverse, important and moving…

HUNDREDS OF CIVIC ORGANISATIONS FROM ACROSS EUROPE URGE EU LEADERS TO PUT CIVIC SPACE AND CIVIL DIALOGUE HIGH ON THE EU AGENDA!

Brussels, 19th September 2019 While the European Parliament committees are preparing their questions for the hearings of Commissioner-designates starting on 30th September, about 200 civil society organisations from across Europe co-sign an open letter to MEPs drawing their attention on the missing elements in President-elect Von der Leyen’s mission letters and portfolios. As pointed out in…

Activizenship #3 is now out !

The European Civic Forum invited around 60 participants on 11 February, to officially present the newest issue of Activizenship, after nearly one year of evidence-based research and analysis of the situation of democracy in Europe.  Since 2014, the magazine aim is to explore the potential of forms of civic, social and political activism to contribute to…