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. 

Latest updates from the Civic Alliance – Latvia

Latvian NGOs call on the Prime Minister to ensure civic dialogue On Wednesday, August 31, a meeting of the Latvian Council for Implementation of the Memorandum of Co-operation between Non-governmental Organisations and the Cabinet of Ministers (the Memorandum Council) took place. Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš also participated in order to discuss current issues in cooperation…...

Novact – Transparency and accountability of the police forces in the Spanish State

On 6-7 October, the conference 'Transparency and accountability of the police forces in the Spanish State' will be held in Barcelona. Organised by Novact together with Irídia and Rights International Spain (RIS), the conference…...
Press conference with two men and one woman

European Movement Italy: Let us give a democratic dimension to the European Political Community

Earlier this year, French President Emmanuel Macron proposed the creation of a European Political Community, a body to bring together the EU27, EU candidate countries, EFTA countries, the UK and potentially others. Ahead of the first EPC summit on October 6-7, European Movement Italy President Pier Virgilio Dastoli argues…...

Gong – Democracy watchdog celebrates 25th birthday

On International Day of Democracy, September 15th, activists and friends of the civil society organisation Gong celebrated the first 25 years of the organisation's work with a gathering in the Urania Hall in Zagreb. On International Day of Democracy, September 15th, activists and friends of the civil society organisation Gong celebrated the first 25 years…...
A spokesperson addressing the crowd with youth representatives in the background

Òmnium Cultural: Spain answers complaint, justifying police infiltration in youth groups

The interior ministry of Spain has admitted and defended planting undercover officers in youth groups in a response to a judicial complaint laid by Òmnium Cultural. The orgnaisation filed the complaint after news emerged of two cases in which undercover police had been placed in pro-independence Catalan youth movements. The ministry defended its action by…...

Droit de Cité – le 4 juillet avec le Mouvement Associatif

DROIT DE CITÉ, LA GRANDE JOURNÉE POUR LES ASSOCIA-TIONS ET CELLES ET CEUX QUI S'Y ENGAGENT AU QUOTIDIEN, INITALEMENT PRÉVUE LE 31 JANVIER 2022, EST REPORTÉE, COMPTE-TENU DU CONTEXTE SANITAIRE, AU 4 JUILLET 2022. ​Pour cette nouvelle édition qui se tiendra au lendemain des élections présidentielle et législatives, le mouvement associatif convie les acteurs et…...

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…...

Sunflowers for a United Europe Together with Ukraine

The Civic Alliance - Latvia and the European Movement - Latvia invite CSOs, companies, institutions and individuals to support the Ukrainian people, Ukraine's reconstruction and its integration into the European Union by taking part in the campaign "Sunflowers for a United Europe Together with Ukraine". Sunflower fields are one of the symbols of Ukraine, so…...