Polish Women’s Strike – information on the 11.11.2017 events in Warsaw and Wrocław

Neo-nazi Day in Poland: 3 women injured, 9 mauled, spat on and verbally abused in Warsaw by neonazis, 1 injured and 3 mauled in Wrocław, 45 people detained as a “prevention” measure. As Polish government encourages and enables neo-nazi and neo-fascist movements, Polish local authorities allow neo-nazis and neo-fascist marches in Polish cities and police…

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PRIX EUROPEEN DE LA CITOYENNETE 2017: DECOUVREZ LES LAUREATS

Organised jointly by the European Civic Forum and Volonteurope, the European Citizenship Awards 2017 promote and give visibility to outstanding and inspiring initiatives and individuals who have put European democratic citizenship into practice, and in so doing have had a positive impact on their communities. This year, the European Citizenship Awards aimed at rewarding initiatives which contribute to…

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European Citizenship Awards: CHECK OUT THE LAUREATES OF THE 2017 EDITION

Organised jointly by the European Civic Forum and Volonteurope, the European Citizenship Awards 2017 promote and give visibility to outstanding and inspiring initiatives and individuals who have put European democratic citizenship into practice, and in so doing have had a positive impact on their communities. This year, the European Citizenship Awards aimed at rewarding initiatives…

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Blame it on the NGOs!

Source: ECF monthly newsletter So here we are again! Two weeks ago, in the EP plenary in Strasbourg, in a vote to the report on Transparency, Accountability and Integrity in EU institutions, a strong majority of MEPs rejected some last minute amendments aimed at restricting civic freedoms and participation of civil society organisations to express…

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European Civic Days: Civil Society Perspectives for a Positive Narrative

The European Civic Days this year brought us to Belgrade, spotting positive examples of civic mobilisations from Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans, illustrating the values we share, tapping into their potential for developing counter narratives in a regional context where people are particularly confronted with a deep disillusionment with the transitional promise of…

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