Open Letter to demand meaningful debate on and written responses to European Citizens’ Panel recommendations

Dear members of the Executive Board, The Conference on the Future of Europe (hereafter: the Conference) is at a crossroads: either it will turn into an ugly interinstitutional battle happening largely behind closed doors, feeding cynicism about EU and the oft-declared ‘Europe of citizens’, or it will fully embrace the potential of meaningful and publicly…

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ECF express condolences after the passing of David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament

It is with great sorrow that we learned the passing of European Parliament President David Sassoli today. We sincerely regret the loss of a political figure who was always supportive of civil society organisations and eager to dialogue with them. Mr. Sassoli was a genuine defender of fundamental rights against the authoritarian, regressive forces that…

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APPEAL OF A THOUSAND YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ITALY, CROATIA, SERBIA, SLOVENIA, TO PARLIAMENT AND THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION FOR A CHANGE OF COURSE ON IMMIGRATION

In the days when Minister Lamorgese, taking advantage of the European visibility offered by the signing of a protocol on humanitarian corridors for Afghans, reminds the Union and the governments that are part of it, that migrants « should be saved », but that « it is unfair that it is only Italy » to do so. A partial…

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Vaccines for all, Refugees Football Club: the latest news from
the Greek Forum of Refugees

Vaccines for all: INTERSOS Hellas, the Greek Forum of Refugees and the Greek Forum of Migrants aim with this information campaign (1) to ensure that communities and individuals, migrants and refugees living in Greece, are aware of their right to access the vaccine, (2) to combat fear and mistrust previous and current national policies have…

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CSOs Convention at the Conference on the Future of Europe Plenary

The CSOs Convention for the Conference on the Future of Europe took part in the second CoFoE plenary in Strasbourg on 22-23 September. While plenary working groups kick-started with first discussions, citizens shared first insights from their panels and delegates from the youth event (that witnesses unacceptable Islamophobic attacks from far-right groups), the two days…

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