4th Conference on the Future of Europe Plenary

On March 11th and 12th, 2022, Delegates from the Convention for the Conference on the Future of Europe (COFOE) gathered in Strasbourg for the COFOE Plenary. They were made up of the leaders of our thematic clusters, Elisa Gambardella (Social Europe), Gabriella Civico (Our European Life), Assya Kravakova (Digital Transformation), and Antonella Valmorbida (European Democracy).…

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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…

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CSE calls on new EP President Roberta Metsola to lead on civil dialogue

Civil Society Europe sent a letter to European Parliament President Roberta Metsola yesterday. We shared with the newly elected President some key recommendations on civil dialogue in order to put dialogue with representative associations of citizens at the centre of her mandate. Civil society plays a key role in the defense and promotion of the…

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Civil Society & the National Recovery and Resilience Plans: A Reality Check

Civil Society Europe together with the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law has released a study updating its analysis of the participation of civil society organisations in the preparation of the National and Recovery and Resilience Plans published in December 2020. This new report prepared with the support of Caritas Europa, Centre for European Volunteering, Eurochild,…

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Calling for a Civil Society Strategy for the EU !

CALLING FOR A CIVIL SOCIETY STRATEGY FOR THE EU! . On the 5th of November 2021, the Diversity Europe Group – EESC (European Economic and Social Committee) in coordination with Civil Society Europe (CSE) and with the support of the EESC’s Liaison Group and Associational Life Category, and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) successfully organized a Conference…

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Contribute to the Civil Society Convention Cluster Consultations!

Do you want to contribute to the Conference on the Future of Europe? Do you belong to a civil society organization in Europe that operates either at the local or national level?  The Civil Society Convention, led by Civil Society Europe will now take the Convention’s work to a more local level, involving grassroots constituencies in the deliberation and…

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Bring your folding chairs and let’s rock the Conference for the Future of Europe!

During its meeting on 7 April, the Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe* rejected a proposal from the European Parliament to include a representative of the Civil Society Convention on the Future of Europe as an observer. Twenty years after the civil society engagement in the Intergovernmental Conference that brought a…

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