What makes an active citizen?

What makes an active citizen? Is voting in elections enough? Or does it mean volunteering every week and only buying fair trade fruit? A cursory search reveals that there is no real agreement on what it means to be an active citizen. Volonteurope has teamed up with European Civic Forum to...

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European Civic Days and Annual General Assembly 2016

Unlocking the potential of citizen initiatives in transforming societies This year, the European Civic Forum will team up with Pakhuis de Zwijger and its member organisation, Netwerk Democratie, to organise its annual European Civic Days, under the title: New Democracy. In parallel of the City-Makers Summit, the...

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Time to declare a state of Democracy!

The European Civic Forum is organising, in partnership with European Alternatives, a public debate in Brussels in the European Parliament on 18 February 2016: “Time to declare a State of Democracy!” This event comes at a juncture in time where fundamental rights and the European Union’s...

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