CSE supports a legislative initiative on Cross-border activities of associations

As societal challenges have a European or even global dimension, we witness the increase of activism crossing borders and connecting people. It is therefore critical that EU policies can support transnational cooperation among civil society organisations focusing for the common good. For this reason, we welcome the call for evidence and public consultation that the…

Civil society public letter on the Council’s proposed general approach to the Regulation of Political Advertising

The compromise text proposed by the Czech Presidency for the Regulation on political ads poses risks to democracy and civic space.  The text poses risks by: defining the free expression of political ideas and civic engagement as political advertising, therefore imposing disproportionate obligations on simple civic participation; establishing a sanctions regime that applies to users…

‘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…