Protecting Public Watchdogs across the EU: A Proposal for an EU ANTI-SLAPP Law

Civil Society Europe has joined forces with 66 civil society organisations from across Europe that have been working together over the past years to raise awareness and urge policy makers to protect public watchdogs such as journalists, rights defenders, activists and whistleblowers from Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) to present a paper with a…

Recovery

Let’s build back better Europe together

Civil Society Europe, Birdlife International, Climate Action Network, the European Environmental Bureau, and the European Women’s Lobby wrote to the EC Recovery Task Force at the European Commission, the European Parliament rapporteurs on the European Recovery and Resililience Facility to express our concerns with the lack of involvement of civil society organisations in the design…

Open Letter on the nominations of the EESC representatives for the period 2020-2025

Civil Society Europe together with the European Center for Non Profit Law, Fundația pentru Dezvoltarea Societății Civile (FDSC), Stefan Batory Foundation and Solidarna wrote to the German Presidency of the EU and the European Commission as follow up of our previous letter from 17 July on issues regarding the nomination process of EESC members representing…

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…

Letter from Civil Society to MFF negotiators

More than thirty platforms of civil society organisations have written to the Presidents of the EU institutions and to the different actors involved in the negotiations for the next Multinnual Financial Framework 2021-2027 to call for a more ambitious agreement, taking fully into account the concerns of civil society and people in Europe, calling them…

Open letter on breaches in transparency and accountability of Member States nominations to the EESC 2020-2025

Based on article 302 of the Treaties, Civil Society Europe addressed a letter the Vice President of the European Commission in charge of Interinstitutional Relations, Mr Maroš Šefčovič in order to bring forward some concerns on the proposed nominations by Member States of some members of the European Economic and Social Committee for the period…