#IStandWithNGOs | #Civilvagyok solidarity campaign

Civil Society Europe members and other organisations joined the movement in front of the Hungarian permanent representation in Brussels. On 13 June 2017, the Hungarian Parliament adopted a new law on « Transparency of Organisations supported from abroad ». Behind these words stands a strong control of the government over civil society organisations, working especially on human…

More than 250 NGOs call for another vision of the Future of Europe

More than 250 non-government organisations from across Europe have today released an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe. Intended to influence the debate on the future direction of Europe, this alternative vision is endorsed by organisations representing a multitude of public interest issues, including democracy, labour rights, culture, development, environment, health, women’s…

Civil Society Europe and CIVICUS re-launch their survey on Civic Space: your voice counts!

Civil Society Europe and CIVICUS have re-launched their annual survey to map out key trends on civic space in Europe over the last year. Our survey covers the European Union, the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway), Switzerland, and the countries candidate to EU accession (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey). According to…

Civil society development in Poland on the crossroads of political game

Filip Pazderski, Policy Analyst of the Democracy and Civil Society Programme in the Institute of Public Affairs (PL) and representing his organisation in the Board of the European Civic Forum, gave an interview to Visegrad Insight, an opinion journal led by accomplished editors from the Visegrad Group countries. In his interview Filip notably explains the controversial move of…