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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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Le Mouvement Associatif: Opinion on the BILL CONFIRMING REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES

The bill provides for the introduction of a "republican commitment contract" to be imposed on associations receiving subsidies and an extension of the responsibility of volunteer leaders to the...
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Italy: statement on the Conference on the Future of Europe

The European Movement in Italy: - Supports the necessity of an urgent start of the Conference on the future of the Europe in order to open the way of a deep reform of the European Union - Shares the...

ECF at FRA’s Fundamental Rights Platform meeting

The European Civic Forum took part in the FRA’s Fundamental Rights Platform meeting on 1 February 2021- In a session on “Defending civic space in times of pandemic: challenges and success stories”...

New Europeans: Europe Future Fringe

New Europeans in partnership with the European Future Forum (EFF) and Volonteurope has launched the Europe Future Fringe. The idea is for #EuropeFutureFringe to spark a conversation about the future...

A game for the social dimension of European integration. Unions in the starting blocks

While economic integration in the European Union is progressing, EU members are moving away from each other in social terms. Such a diagnosis was made at the international seminar „The (In)Visible...

What citizens say about the EU in Hungary– a non-representative survey

Initiated and coordinated by European House Budapest Europa Platform Hungary is a grass-root civil initiative open to civil society organisations and citizens interested in the future of Europe. It...

ECF condemns breaches of the rule of law on Croatian borders with Bosnia

On Saturday 30 January, four Italian Members of the European Parliament, Pietro Bartolo, Brando Benifei, Pierfrancesco Majorino, Alessandra Moretti, were prevented by the Croatian police from...

Your Voice on the Future of Europe

The Future of Europe is now! As Citizens Take Over Europe we are working to bring together civil society organisations, citizens and residents of Europe with a shared goal: to promote a future for the...

The invisible guardians of European dignity (POLITICO OP-ED)

This article was originally published on Poltico.eu  ‘Civic actors are not phantoms, we exist, we are a resource for Europe. We call on institutions to recognize and support the work we do and the...