June 29, 2022

Sector calls on European Commission to develop civil society strategy

More than 300 civil society organisations from across Europe have written to the president of the European Commission, calling for the development of a European Civil […]
March 16, 2022

Patrick Gibbels: Ukrainian crisis opens EU’s eyes to the regulatory burden facing nonprofits

The EU regulatory environment for civil society has become disproportionately burdensome in recent years, but could that be about to change? Patrick Gibbels explores the impact of last […]
September 22, 2021

Threats to civil society organisations intensified by pandemic

A new report from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has been published, calling on policymakers to foster a more conducive working environment for civil society, […]
July 16, 2021

Study highlights worrying trend of narrowing civic space in the Western Balkans

The Balkan Civil Society Development Network (BCSDN) has published a new report, highlighting that civic space is narrowing in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, […]
February 22, 2021

Vibrancy of diverse European civil society unveiled in new report

Civil society in Europe is increasingly active in the public sphere, according to a new report from the Maecenata Institute for Philanthropy and Civil Society, commissioned […]
July 1, 2020

Swedish civil society could support country’s post-Covid recovery says report

Swedish third sector bodies Giva Sverige, Forum and Famna have presented the Government with two proposals as to how civil society can contribute towards Sweden’s post-Covid-19 […]