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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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January 2024: There is another way.

In our first newsletter of the year, we share our EU elections manifesto, and explain why we need a Europe of Democracy Soldiary and Rights for all.  With momentum growing, we put civil...

OFOP: Convention of Defenders of Human Rights and the Rule of Law

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on the International Human Rights Day, Polish civil society activists held a Convention of Defenders of Human Rights...

European Movement Italy: Where the EU may turn in an election year

In spring 2019, polls on the renewal of the European Parliament predicted that we would have the "least European vote ever", that a "large group of nationalist and Eurosceptic parties" would come out...

Fundacion Cives: In 2024, thousands of mailboxes will be filled with messages of solidarity thanks

Project 'SAY', which stands for “Solidarity is About Youth,” is a series of initiatives set to begin in six countries with the help of six educational organizations. The organization spearheading the...

Institute of Public Affairs: How to maintain interest in democracy in Polish society? 

Huge dissatisfaction with the economic and political situation in the country motivated Poles to participate in the last elections. As a study by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) shows, this...

Cap Magellan: Call for Erasmus+ partnerships for the “European Gathering of Young

Founded in Paris on 24 November 1991, the Cap Magellan association is the first and largest association of young people of Portuguese descent, Lusophones or Lusophiles in France, who share the same...

Defence of Democracy: analysis of the foreign funding directive

On 12 December 2023, the European Commission published its long-awaited Defence of Democracy package, including a directive to introduce “common transparency and accountability standards” for…...

We are hiring: Civic Space Assistant

We're looking for a politically savvy, sociable and passionate person at the start of their career to support and contribute to our research and advocacy on civic space and…...

European Civic Academy 2023 – Read our key takeaways!

On 19-20 September, 100 activists, civic actors and academics gathered at the University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies for the sixth edition of the European Civic Academy. The...