November 8, 2023

Patrick Gibbels: EFA joins consortium working to further strengthen EU Directive on cross-border associations

This month, our Brussels correspondent Patrick Gibbels shares how EFA has joined a consortium of civil society organisations from across Europe that is working to further […]
October 4, 2023

Patrick Gibbels: Commission proposes to facilitate the activities of cross-border associations

Last month, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Directive on European cross-border associations, which should benefit nonprofits. Our Brussels correspondent Patrick Gibbels takes us […]
August 9, 2023

Patrick Gibbels: Election season is causing EU institutional inertia but it’s no time to rest

Election season may be resulting in some inertia at the EU but that does not mean the fundraising community should sit still, says our correspondent from […]
May 17, 2023

Patrick Gibbels: Policy update from Brussels

This month, as Sweden prepares to hand over EU Presidency to Spain, our Brussels correspondent Patrick Gibbels provides an update on what’s going on in Brussels […]
February 22, 2023

Patrick Gibbels: The Swedish EU Presidency and latest policy developments

With Sweden taking over the EU Presidency on 1 January, this month our Brussels correspondent Patrick Gibbels takes a look at its priorities, and their relevancy […]
December 7, 2022

Patrick Gibbels: Crunch time for e-Privacy

Negotiations in Brussels may be reaching their conclusion but one crucial element that could have a significant impact on nonprofits has yet to be resolved, says […]