June 28, 2023

EU anti-money laundering & counter-terrorism financing policy & its impact on civil society

Philea and Civil Society Europe recently hosted a webinar to discuss the unintended consequences of EU anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing policy on public-benefit organisations with […]
May 3, 2023

Proposed EU legislation on foreign funded organisations sparks sector concern

More than 230 civil society organisations from across Europe have come together to express concern and opposition to a proposed ‘foreign interference’ directive that would create […]
August 10, 2022

Patrick Gibbels: Czech Presidency of the EU – what’s in store for fundraising?

On 1 July 2022, the Czech Republic took over the Presidency of the EU. In this month’s blog, our Brussels correspondent Patrick Gibbels explains how the […]
March 3, 2022

MEPs vote in favour of proposals to revolutionise nonprofit legislation and empower civil society

MEPs have voted in favour of a series of legislative recommendations in European Parliament last month, which aim to put nonprofits on an equal footing with […]
July 1, 2020

Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions declared in violation of EU law

The European Court has declared that Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions violate EU law. The legal battle began in 2017, when Hungary’s parliament approved new rules requiring Hungarian […]
July 10, 2019

European sector bodies write to Juncker voicing concerns over Supranational Risk Assessment

EFA is one of six not-for-profit sector bodies to have co-signed a letter to European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, voicing concerns over the Commission’s proposal […]