European House Budapest: Citizens of EU macro-regions in action

The 10th edition of Europe, let’s cooperate interregional cooperation forum (#europecooperates) will take place on 20-21 March 2024 in Antwerp, Belgium. It is expected that the third Interreg call of project proposals will be launched, guidelines, tips and advice for project development will be available. But what is even more exciting is that European House Budapest is…...

OFOP: Convention of Defenders of Human Rights and the Rule of Law

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on the International Human Rights Day, Polish civil society activists held a Convention of Defenders of Human Rights and the Rule of Law.  It was a time of celebration and festivity, where we all came together to thank each other for…...

European Movement Italy: Where the EU may turn in an election year

In spring 2019, polls on the renewal of the European Parliament predicted that we would have the "least European vote ever", that a "large group of nationalist and Eurosceptic parties" would come out of the ballot box and that "the most fragmented European Parliament ever" would emerge with "elections with little participation" (from the ISPI…...

Fundacion Cives: In 2024, thousands of mailboxes will be filled with messages of solidarity thanks to the European SAY project

Project 'SAY', which stands for “Solidarity is About Youth,” is a series of initiatives set to begin in six countries with the help of six educational organizations. The organization spearheading the project is La Ligue de L’Enseignement (France), and the partner organizations are as follows: La Fundación Educativa y Asistencial CIVES (Spain), DruštvoHumanitas – Center…...

Institute of Public Affairs: How to maintain interest in democracy in Polish society? 

Huge dissatisfaction with the economic and political situation in the country motivated Poles to participate in the last elections. As a study by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) shows, this dissatisfaction is not a…...

Cap Magellan: Call for Erasmus+ partnerships for the “European Gathering of Young Lusodescendants”

Founded in Paris on 24 November 1991, the Cap Magellan association is the first and largest association of young people of Portuguese descent, Lusophones or Lusophiles in France, who share the same desire to promote the Portuguese language and Lusophone culture. Every year Cap Magellan organises a "European Gathering of Young Lusodescendants", that takes place…...

European House Budapest – The First Macro-Regional Citizen Agora in Budapest

After four preparatory meetings in the macro-regions (Vienna for the Danube, Rome for the Adriatic and Ionian, Lyon for the Alpine and Stockholm for the Baltic Sea Region) we will have the concluding event of the current phase of our „Stronger.Together – the magic of macro-regions 2023” programme. It takes the form as the First Macro-Regional Citizen Agora…...

European Movement Italy – Report of the EP on the revision of the Lisbon Treaty: Analysis of the vote and its future

In the context of a plenary session full of debates and decisions that provoked strong divisions between the political forces, especially on environmental issues (pesticides and packaging), the European Parliament adopted on 22 November the report drafted by five rapporteurs from the Constitutional Affairs Commission (LINK) over a year of drafting without transparency or public…...

Greek Forum of Refugees – Active Participation and Political Integration for an Inclusive Society

One of the fundamental goals of the Greek Forum of Refugees (GFR) is the substantial and active participation of refugees and migrants in the host society. We strongly believe in an inclusive society based on active participation regardless of social, cultural, or ethnic backgrounds, ensuring equal rights and obligations for all. It’s a society where…...

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