European Civic Academy 2022

European Civic Academy 2022 – Capturing the winds of change On 10-11 November, academics, civil society representatives and activists gathered in Florence to attend the fifth European Civic Academy. This year’s event was held on the theme “Capturing the winds of change: how can democratic civil society drive systemic change?” Large-scale crises have repeatedly affected…

SAVE THE DATE: European Civic Academy 2022 takes place along side 20th anniversary of the European Social Forum

Save the date for the fifth edition of the European Civic Academy taking place in Florence, Italy on 10th and 11th November 2022!   The European Civic Academy (ECA) was launched by the European Civic Forum in 2016 to connect and build bridges between civil society and academic agendas, to provide space for civil society…

New « Reclaim our Civil Space! » event: How do we get to a European Civil Society Strategy?

Organised in the framework of « Reclaim our Civil Space! » project, this event intends to liaise between the networks of civil society organisations, the EU institutions and Donor States to jointly develop, promote and advocate for a detailed set of recommendations for a European civil society strategy and policy. The first panel of the event sees…

Pro-fact: Research, education, fact-check and debunk COVID-19 related disinformation narratives in Croatia

Gong is organizing the international conference “European Perspectives: The Impact of Disinformation on the Health of Democracy and the Digital Environment”, which will be held on May 19th from 9.30h to 13.00h, as part of the project “Pro-fact: Research, education, fact-check and debunk COVID-19 related disinformation narratives in Croatia”. The conference, which will be held…

10 lessons for the future, after the Covid19 crisis

Discussion on the 10 lessons: “Too many citizens felt in their flesh the need to come up with a new societal model”

On 9th of May 45 organisations and thousands of citizens across Europe called for online and offline events on a day-long kick off, all across Europe. The ECF held a discussion on the Future and the consequences of the Coronavirus-related crisis.  The programme included artistic performances, political debates, interactive conversations and readings to be broadcasted through…