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PRESS RELEASE: European Commission adopts problematic foreign funding directive, ignoring civil society warnings

Despite widespread concerns expressed by the European Civic Forum and hundreds of civil society organisations (CSOs) in consultations, meetings and letters, the European Commission has proposed a foreign funding directive as part of its Defence of Democracy package. The directive will create a register of entities that carry out “interest representation services” or activities on…...
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A month for Peace in Niksic, Montenegro

By Alfa Centar Niksic - In September, the activities of the new Social service "ACTA NON VERBA", which was formed by the NGO ALFA Center, were in progress. Training was conducted for 40 children from...

WHO WILL DELIVER ON
THE FUTURE OF EUROPE ?

By CIME-European Movement Italy - Supported by a grotesque vision of the relations between the representative and participatory democracy, the Council has claimed that the Conference on the future of...

Cap Magellan : European meeting of Young Lusodescendants in Fatima

Cap Magellan, first youth association for young portuguese or portuguese speaking people, founded in Paris in 1991, enables around flfty young people aged between 18 and 35, for more than 6 years now...

Engaged, Inspired and Empowered in Belgrade: the EDI Convention officially started

The Engaged Democracy Initiative (EDI), initiatied by the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) and the Institute for Democratic Engagement Southeast Europe (IDESE) aims to gather local organizations...

Pandemic exacerbates challenges civil society faces,
find FRA report on civic space

Yesterday, Tuesday 28 September, ECF Research & Advocacy officer Giada Negri attended an event organised by the EU Fundamental Rights Agency This event was the opportunity to present the findings...

The CSOs Convention on the Future of Europe goes local!

We are living a historic moment at the European level in terms of coordination and convergence of civil society around a shared agenda for the Future of Europe. Over 80 thematic EU networks...

Survey on the COVID-19 impact on fundamental rights and civic space

As part of a research conducted jointly by Civil Society Europe, European Civic Forum, European Center for Not-for-Profit Law and Institute for Public Affairs and commissioned by the European Economic...

5 new members join the ECF !

The ECF held its General Assembly on 24 June, with more than 40 member organisations present online. This was also an opportunity to approve the membership of 5 new organisations from 5 different...

STATEMENT ON THE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION FOR AFGHANS

– Statement by the RISE Network, published on 18 August 2021, available here.           We the RISE network, Refugees' Ideas & Solutions for Europe, as an alliance of...