Edito – EU institutions and strengthening civic space: Giving with one hand and taking with the other?

Edito: EU institutions and strengthening civic space: Giving with one hand and taking with the other?   The European Commission’s inclusion of a cross-border statute for associations and measures on civic space in its 2023 work programme are encouraging signs. Parliament’s call for France-style restrictions on access to funding, particularly targeting Muslim organisations, is a…

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Civil society public letter on the Council’s proposed general approach to the Regulation of Political Advertising, calling for a regulation that delivers for democracy and fundamental rights

European Civic Forum, alongside more than 30 civil society organisations, signed an open letter to the Czech Presidency of the Council, calling for a regulation on political advertising that delivers for democracy and fundamental rights.   Dear Mikuláš Bek, Minister for European Affairs, EU Ministers for European Affairs,   We, the undersigned 34 civil society…

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Cap Magellan: Applications for the European Meeting of Young Lusodescendants are open!

Are you a young lusodescendant or lusophone? Are you a youth worker? Don’t hesitate and join us in this adventure! Cap Magellan alongside other European partners are organising the 9th European Meeting for Young Lusodescendants which will take place in Fátima in Portugal from 14-18 December 2022. This year, the theme will be: “Employability in…

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European Movement Italy: A united Europe is the response to fascism and nationalism, 100 years after the « March on Rome »

Between October 27 and October 30, 1922, with the so-called « March on Rome« , the violence of the fascist movement (known as the National Fascist Party) led by Benito Mussolini reached its peak in Italy. Despite the modest electoral results of the NFP in the last democratic elections and after the resignation of the unreliable government…

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Libera – CROSS – Civil society in the fight against global mafias since the Palermo Convention to today

The association Libera contro le mafie and the European network CHANCE – Civil Hub Against orgaNised Crime in Europe organise an international event called « CROSS – Civil society in the fight against global mafias since the Palermo Convention to today ». The event will take place in Palermo on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 October 2022.…

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