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. 

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…...

Building an equality map / recognition by BeFem

"For cities tailored to people, not capital!" On 8 March, Ministry of Spatial Planning received a special recognition for building an equality map from BeFem, a feminist cultural centre in Serbia. The Ministry of Spatial Planning was created with the desire to contribute to the democratic and fair development of cities, and for the last…...

CAL Director presents proposals from people of Latvia at the conference on the future of Europe

On Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th, Kristīne Zonberga, Director of the Civic Alliance - Latvia, participated in the fifth plenary session and working groups of the Conference on the Future of Europe as a representative of Latvian citizens. In the plenary session, Kristīne Zonberga presented a summary of the proposals for the future…...

FIRST LAW ON SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SERBIA ADOPTED

After a decade of work on the Draft Law, the Law on Social Entrepreneurship was adopted at the session of the National Assembly on February 4, 2022. The law is one of the most advanced legal solutions for the social entrepreneurship sector in Europe and, for the first time in Serbia, sets the legal framework…...
Protests were met with brutal repression by Police Officers

Òmnium, Irídia and the ANC demand 37 new prosecutions
of Spanish Police Officers in the judicial investigation
on the police brutality in the 2017 Catalan referendum

A new expert investigation from three private accusations identifies more than 450 illegal actions during the 2017 Catalan referendum in Barcelona Barcelona, 22nd January 2022 - Catalan NGO and ECF member Òmnium Cultural, jointly with the also Catalan NGOs Irídia and the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) have demanded 37 new prosecutions of Spanish Police Officers…...

10 Tips for NGOs: How to Affect Content in New EU Directive Projects

In September 2021, the Providus think tank and the Latvian Civic Alliance, with the support of the European Parliament, held a consultation with members of the European Parliament (EP) on the views of Latvian NGOs and civic activists on the forthcoming European Union initiatives. Here we have summarised the most important recommendations of deputies and…...