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Joint letter: Solidarity for Activists in Catalonia Accused of Terrorism

We, the undersigned civil society organisations, express our urgent concerns regarding the restrictions on the right to peaceful assembly in Spain and call on the authorities to protect fundamental freedoms. Recent restrictive incidents against Catalan activists accusing them of terrorism undermine the country’s commitments to international human rights standards and European Union Law.  In November…...
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HRCN – WEBINAR: Equality & Inequalities in Urban Context

Human Rights Cities Network webinar to mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A great opportunity to engage in order to share on human rights practices! On the 7th of...

Introducing: Human Rights Cities Network (HRCN)

Editor's note: At the General Assembly in September, Human Rights Cities Network (HRCN) became a member of the European Civic Forum. This article presents HRCN and their objectives.   Human...

NOVACT: Barcelona hosts The Nonviolence Factory

Novact, in collaboration with Suds and Irídia, hosted The Nonviolence Factory (TNF), an international training school for human rights defenders. TNF aimed to bring together representatives of...

A CHANCE FOR EUROPE – The CHANCE Network launches its political manifesto against organised

A Chance for Europe: 5 points and 12 proposals compose the political Manifesto authored by the civil society associations gathered in the network CHANCE - Civil Hub Against orgaNised Crime in Europe...

Announcing results of ECF first Call for re-granting

The European Civic Forum is constantly working to improve its support to local organisations and movements, especially within its membership. Through its operating grant from the CERV programme, the...

October 2023: Poland votes for change

The result is in: three opposition political forces have received a majority of elected representatives in both houses of Poland’s parliament...

European Movement Italy – Statement on the draft report of the constitutional affairs

The European Parliament's Constitutional Affairs Committee adopted on Oct. 25, with the comfortable majority of 19 votes in favor from the five groups that had made up the Committee of Rapporteurs...

Civic Alliance Latvia – Report of the international conference “Partnerships for

On September 11–12, 2023, an international conference "Partnerships for Democracy, Development and Peace" was held in Riga, in the framework of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of Europe. The...

Civic Alliance Latvia – 10th edition of Human Development Award Ceremony: Celebrating

On Thursday, October 12, the Civic Alliance – Latvia in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Latvia honoured the laureates of the Human Development Award for the tenth time. The award is presented to...