GONG: Croatian government’s triple attack on autonomous Media, Civil Society and Culture

ECF member GONG (based in Zagreb) closely follows the situation of government’s attacks on civil society, the media and culture in the country. Below is their latest update.  Since assuming office on January 22, 2016 the vice-president of the Croatian Government, Tomislav Karamarko, president of HDZ and the leader of the ruling coalition in Croatia, has…

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The 2016 edition of the European Citizenship Awards is officially launched!

The European Citizenship Awards 2016 are a joint initiative between Volonteurope and European Civic Forum, two European networks which promote active citizenship and recognition of the importance of social justice to the cohesion of communities across Europe. The Awards celebrate the democratic and civic engagement of individuals, organisations, citizens’ groups, media platforms and social enterprises,…

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Hearing Union Citizenship in Practice: Our common values, rights and democratic participation

The ECF took part in the hearing on Union Citizenship in Practice: Our common values, rights and democratic participation organised by the European Commission and the European Parliament on 15 March 2016 in Brussels. The key objective of this hearing was to present the outcomes of the public consultation and recent flash Eurobarometer surveys, gather…

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Activizenship #2 is out !

The second issue of Activizenship has just been released ! In the continuity of the recent developments about fundamental rights and civic space in Europe, this second number focuses on the Hungarian case and the raise of the concept of Illiberal Democracy, « labelled » by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Activizenship magazine was launched as an attempt to…

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Activizenship #2 is out !

The second issue of Activizenship has just been released ! In the continuity of the recent developments about fundamental rights and civic space in Europe, this second number focuses on the Hungarian case and the raise of the concept of Illiberal Democracy, « labelled » by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Activizenship magazine was launched as an attempt to…

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Citizen Rights report

The Citizen Rights toolkit has been produced by the European Civic Forum and European Alternatives as part of the Citi-Rights project. The report addresses recommendations and inputs to European Institutions, aimed at better protecting rights enshrined in EU Treaties and including citizens in EU level decision making. The report can be found by clicking here.  

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Citizen Rights report

The Citizen Rights toolkit has been produced by the European Civic Forum and European Alternatives as part of the Citi-Rights project. The report addresses recommendations and inputs to European Institutions, aimed at better protecting rights enshrined in EU Treaties and including citizens in EU level decision making. The report can be found by clicking here.  

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