‘Rebuild Ukraine’ : A joint statement to the European Commission

JOINT STATEMENT: European Commission must guarantee a meaningful role for civil society in ‘RebuildUkraine’ In May 2022, the platform “RebuildUkraine,” developed for the reconstruction of Ukraine, was announced by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. As civil society organisations, we applaud the formation of ‘RebuildUkraine.’ However, we are concerned about the absence…

A European Statute for Associations: let’s get the ball rolling!

Together with Philea, Social Services Europe, the European Center for Not for Profit Law and CEDAG, we welcome the European Parliament Report on A Statute for European Cross Border Associations and non-profit organisations as an important contribution to the recognition and strengthening of the role and enabling framework of civil society organisations in Europe, both…

EU institutions repond to our letter on Europe’s recovery after the pandemic and Civil Society

Last 18 June Civil Society Europe sent a letter signed together with 52 platforms of civil society organisations to the European Commission, the European Council, the German Presidency of the EU and the European Parliament ahead of the European Council meeting which discussed the EU Recovery Plan and the EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027. In…

Fundamental rights must underpin the EU Action Plan to fight money laundering and terrorism financing

Civil Society Europe responded together with a loose coalition of Not for Profit Organisations to the consultation on the European Commission Action Plan for a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorism financing focusing from the perspective of the civil society sector. Non-profit organisations participate to the fight against money laundering and terrorism…

Open letter: the EU must not sit idly by while a Member State’s democracy is in jeopardy

Civil Society Europe has co-signedthe following letter, together with other 79 civil society organisations and members of the European Parliament. The letter was sent to the presidents of the European Commission and Council: Dear President von der Leyen,  Dear President Michel,  The coronavirus pandemic represents an urgent global challenge. Governments and EU institutions must act decisively…