POLAND: Civil society organisations ask the Portuguese Presidency of the Council to take action on the deteriorating situation

Over 200 civil society organisations (from 19 European countries, plus international CSOs) sent a letter to the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, ahead of the EU General Affairs Council on April 20, expressing deep concerns over the deteriorating situation in Poland. The organisations are calling on the EU to address breaches of the rule of law, violations of women’s rights…

For a Europe that cares for all – during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

#DEMOCRACY / #INCLUSION / #JUSTICE / #SOLIDARITY / #SUSTAINABILITY The COVID-19 pandemic is demonstrating all too well that unequal societies go hand-in-hand with human suffering, fragile economies and delicate democracies. Solidarity must be the bedrock of Europe’s response to this crisis: to fighting the pandemic and protecting all people, to managing the social and economic…

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…

MAJOR EUROPEAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS GATHERED IN ROME FOR SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF CIVIL SOCIETY EUROPE

The creation of Civil Society Europe Major European Civil Society Organisations joined in Rome on 16th December 2014 for the creation of Civil Society Europe. Thirty European Networks1 establish a permanent coordination of the organised civil society at EU-level, a place for horizontal dialogue and a strong voice for effective advocacy in favour of policy…