Conference on the Future of Europe:
Civil society organisations to get 5 seats in the Conference Plenary

The Civil Society Convention on the Future of Europe organised a highly-attended public event on 7th June to mark the institutional kick-off of the Conference on the Future of Europe and discuss with high level representatives of the Conference about the scope and modalities of civil society participation in the Conference. Initiated and coordinated by…

EU Civil Dialogue a key element to regain trust between institutions and citizens, ECF latest study shows

The European Civic Forum, supported by Civil Society Europe, presents its latest study, authored by Linda Ravo. The study, named « Towards an open, transparent, and structured EU civil dialogue – Civil society’s views on challenges and opportunities for an effective implementation of Article 11 TEU », reveals main challenges and issues on one of EU’s longest…

DEADLINE EXTENDED>Nominations for Activizenship #6:
Reclaiming Civic Space

It’s that time of year again! We are delighted to announce the opening of nominations for Activenship #6.  The COVID-19 pandemic has further multiplied and deepened issues of shrinking civil and social rights and democratic backsliding, undermining the social contact of our societies. Nevertheless, civil society has been at the forefront of mitigating these challenges, sometimes winning fundamental victories against these trends. With Activizenship #6, the European Civic…

Civic Alliance research on the sector of civil society organisations in Latvia

Civic Alliance – Latvia has published “Research on the sector of civil society organisations in Latvia 2020-2024: Problems and solutions for classification of Latvian association and foundations”. The aim of the study is to gather factual information on civil society organisations by analysing basic data and developing recommendations, as well as analysing existing classification systems…

Shadow Report project: European CSO cooperation for the successful implementation of the EU macro-regional strategies

The EU macro-regional strategy is a relatively new policy-making framework covering the Baltic Sea, the Danube, the Adriatic-Ionian and Alpine regions. It serves as an interface between EU and local level policy developments. The European Commission prepares biennial reports on the implemetation of macro-regional strategies. The latest one covers the 2018-2020 period and has all the characteristic…