October 7, 2020

EU High Value Datasets: What do they mean for the philanthropic sector?

In our latest update from Brussels, our public affairs columnist Patrick Gibbels takes a look at the European Commission’s examination of High Value Datasets, exploring how […]
September 9, 2020

It’s back to school for the European institutions

After their seven-week recess, the European institutions – the Commission, Council & Parliament – resume their work. EFA’s public affairs columnist Patrick Gibbels explores what happened […]
August 5, 2020
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Foreign funding restrictions and anti money laundering: latest developments

Image: Court of Justice of the European Union Following the European Court of Justice’s landmark ruling that Hungary’s foreign funding restrictions are unlawful, our public affairs […]
July 1, 2020

Door drop proposals pose new threat to fundraising

Photo credit: Photo by Dele Oke on Unsplash. With some EU states proposing that residents should not receive unaddressed mailings unless they have opted in, our […]
June 3, 2020
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EU Covid-19 measures: Where does philanthropy fit in?

With Europe still reeling from a global pandemic, our public affairs columnist Patrick Gibbels asks what measures the EU will take to protect charities and NGOs […]
May 6, 2020

EU Response to COVID-19: What support for Charities?

Measures imposed to halt the spread of COVID-19 have had a massive impact on the economy in Europe, hitting businesses and charities alike, yet while support […]