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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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European Movement Italy: Five European hypotheses for Peace in Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky returns to Kyiv from his trip to Rome, Berlin, and Paris with many good promises but with extraordinarily little progress made. The state of the military conflict, beyond the...

Bündnis Für Gemeinnützigkeit: Putting Austrian non-profit legislation forward – A joint

For the first time, the Austrian government invited representatives of Austrian non-profit and voluntary organisations to discuss framework conditions and necessary legislative changes for the sector...

MEPs vote to ensure AI Act better protects fundamental rights and civic space

Today, the LIBE and IMCO Committees of the European Parliament voted on the EU Artificial Intelligence Act, making several amendments to ensure fundamental rights, the rule of law and civic space are...

April 2023: An EU foreign agents act would fatally undermine the Defence of Democracy package

The European Commission is set to publish its proposed Defence of Democracy package. In our response to the consultation, we made it clear that the package’s focus on ‘foreign interference’ risks...

EDITO: An EU foreign agents act would fatally undermine the Defence of Democracy package

The European Commission is set to publish its proposed Defence of Democracy package, following a short and limited Call for Evidence. In our response to the consultation, we made it clear that the...

ECF Annual Report 2022 – Out now!

2022 was nothing if not an eventful year. As we began to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, we were met immediately by another crisis: war came  once…...

European House Budapest – An EU macro-regional civil strategy in the making

By European House Hungary Encouraged by the positive rections from various quarters to our innovative Shadow Report project, the decision to take the next steps…...

European Movement Italy – On the European elections and reform

By European Movement Italy The European Movement in Italy Supports the action of the European Parliament to go beyond the Treaty of Lisbon signed more than fifteen years ago. Supports its demands of...

Academia Cidada-Citizenship Academy – Knitting for climate justice

The Portuguese NGO, Academia Cidadã - Citizenship Academy, created the campaign Linha Vermelha - Red Line in 2016.  At that time there were fifteen active contracts for potential oil and gas drilling...