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Press Release: Civic freedoms declined over past five years despite EU democracy agenda, new report finds

Civic freedoms in decline in the EU and Western Balkans EU policies contributes to shrinking space for civil society Restrictions against protests showing solidarity with the Palestinian people across the EU Ahead of the EU elections, a new report released by the European Civic Forum finds that overall, civic freedoms have deteriorated in Europe during…...
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#IStandWithNGOs | #Civilvagyok solidarity campaign

On 13 June 2017, the Hungarian Parliament adopted a new law on "Transparency of Organisations supported from abroad". Behind these words stands a strong control of the government over civil society...

#IStandWithNGOs: how did civil society react to Hungary’s law on NGOs

On 13 June 2017, the Hungarian Parliament adopted a new law on "Transparency of Organisations supported from abroad". Behind these words stands a strong control of the government over civil society...

Foundation Stefan Batory joins the European Civic Forum!

The annual General Assembly held last month in Belgrade, Serbia, saw ECF members discussing new applications for membership. The European Civic Forum is happy to welcome the Polish Foundation Stefan...

Foundation Stefan Batory joins the European Civic Forum!

The annual General Assembly held last month in Belgrade, Serbia, saw ECF members discussing new applications for membership. The European Civic Forum is happy to welcome the Polish Foundation Stefan...

More than 250 NGOs call for another vision of the Future of Europe

More than 250 non-government organisations from across Europe have today released an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe. Intended to influence the debate on the...

Civil Society Europe and CIVICUS re-launch their survey on Civic Space: your voice counts!

Civil Society Europe and CIVICUS have re-launched their annual survey to map out key trends on civic space in Europe over the last year. Our survey covers the European Union, the European Economic...

Civil society development in Poland on the crossroads of political game

Filip Pazderski, Policy Analyst of the Democracy and Civil Society Programme in the Institute of Public Affairs (PL) and representing his organisation in the Board of the European Civic Forum, gave an...

Nantes Creative Generation: call for application – Forum 2017

The Forum, which takes place every year in the autumn, aims to bring together young people to present their innovative and inspirational projects linked to citizenship. The 2017 Forum will take place...

Nantes Creative Generations: Appel à candidature au Forum 2017

Vous avez entre 18 et 30 ans et vous voulez prendre part à 4 jours d’échanges, d’ateliers, de moments festifs et culturels avec plus de 60 participants venus des 4 coins de l’Europe ? Présentez votre...