Apply for the European Civic Micro-Grants 2024! (only for member organisations)

The European Civic Micro-Grants are an instrument of micro-financial support to civic groups, local initiatives, and movements in the European Union. The aim is to provide a flexible response and to strengthen capacity of organisations in responding to societal and political challenges, but also to build and sustain constituencies and engage in European network building and policies. Through its operating grant from the EU’s CERV programme, the European Civic Forum has established this granting mechanism for its member organisations, launched in 2023, and now available for 2024. 

European Civic Micro-Grants: Announcing the selected projects!

The European Civic Forum is constantly working to improve its support to local organisations and movements, especially within its membership. That's why we established the…...

Fundacion Cives – The CIVES Foundation supports educators in integrating democratic memory into the curriculum by traveling around Spain

Since last February, the CIVES Foundation has been hosting conferences in several cities in Spain with the goal of supporting teachers in incorporating Democratic Memory into the academic program. These activities seek to contribute to the effectiveness of the teaching of Democratic Memory incorporated into the Spanish educational system through the legislation that stipulates the…...

OFOP – 50 NGOs gather in Warsaw for a two-day event focusing on European topics

Recently, the National Federation of Non-Governmental Organizations (OFOP) hosted 50 NGOs from Poland in Warsaw during two days focused on European topics. On the first day, April 18, the 2nd Civic Congress of Monitoring Committees was held, based on workshop work in thematic subgroups of people from NGOs monitoring the implementation of EU programs in…...

European Movement Italy – It’s time for a political insurrection: peaceful, institutional and constituent

The failure of the European Council of 17 and 18 April 2024 is yet more proof that the European Union and its Member States cannot plan for the future by relying on negotiation between governments that base their orientations only on the defence of apparent national interests. On the table of the Heads of State…...

HRCN: Save the date – “Ensuring Human Rights in Cities – the Right to Vote in the 2024 European Parliament Elections”

On 23 April, the HRCN & the GPM will host a Human Rights Cities Webinar on  “Ensuring Human Rights in Cities: the Right to Vote in the 2024 European Parliament Elections". PENCIL THE DATE IN YOUR AGENDA: 23 April 2024 ! STAY TUNED TO REGISTER TO THIS HUMAN RIGHTS CITIES WEBINAR The Human Rights Cities Network (HRCN) & the Global Parliament…...

HRCN: Welcoming the City of Leuven to the network

The Human Rights Cities Network (HRCN) is honoured to welcome the City of Leuven as a new member of the network. VISIT Grote Markt Stadhuis ©KarlBruninx_verkleind On the 10th of December 2023, the City of Leuven became a Human Rights City. By doing so, the city commits to improve human rights at the local level.…...

European Movement Italy: Covenant of Mayors

The challenges to which the European Union is called with Russia's aggression against Ukraine, the ever-widening conflict in the Middle East, the climate change, the lack of strategic autonomy and geopolitical risks, the questioning of multilateralism, the disregard for the values of democracy and respect for the human person in other areas of the planet,…...

IDC: Latest updates

Upcoming event from project IRIS Progress Balkan caravan - Best HR and social inclusion practices promotion IRIS network will organize this summer Balkan caravan which presents seven days of different events in six countries in Western Balkan region. Events will be hosted by local member organizations of network in form of street actions, cultural/entertaining content,…...

European Movement Italy: What to do after the European elections

The voluminous report, narrowly passed by the European Parliament on November 22, 2023, aiming to initiate, for the first time since 2009, the procedure for revising the treaties, has essentially disappeared from the European agenda. It is not mentioned in the manifestos of the European parties in view of the European elections from June 6…...