Our fight after the European Elections continues: Mobilising for a Democratic and Social Europe
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Our fight after the European Elections continues: Mobilising for a Democratic and Social Europe

After these European elections, we choose to see the glass half full: the democratic centre has held its ground.   A coalition of conservatives, socialists, liberals and greens is possible – even if their majority has been weakened. Having won this election, the conservative parties hold the key to this cooperation. But the progressive forces…

A landmark step toward peace: Ireland, Spain and Norway recognise the State of Palestine  
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A landmark step toward peace: Ireland, Spain and Norway recognise the State of Palestine  

A landmark step toward peace: Ireland, Spain and Norway recognise the State of Palestine   This May 28th, SOLIDAR welcomes the historical decision of two European Union’s (EU) Member States – Ireland and Spain – and Norway to recognise the State of Palestine.    Since 2021, SOLIDAR has been campaigning for this recognition as a necessary step…

Just4ALL to develop MOOC to Learn about and Act for a Just Transition
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Just4ALL to develop MOOC to Learn about and Act for a Just Transition

The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA), together with the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) and supported by SOLIDAR, has begun to craft the Just4ALL Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Titled “Learning about and Acting for Just Transition”, the MOOC aims to empower organizations and individuals in Europe and beyond to champion…

The EU finally sees platform workers: member states should not be short-sighted in transposing the directive  
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The EU finally sees platform workers: member states should not be short-sighted in transposing the directive  

The EU finally sees platform workers: member states should not be short-sighted in transposing the directive   On 24th April the European Parliament plenary formally voted in favour of the Directive to improve working conditions in platform work, moving one step closer to the final adoption of this piece of legislation, which at this stage only…

The EU Pact on Migration and Asylum, an exercise in eroding the right to seek asylum, is set to become law 
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The EU Pact on Migration and Asylum, an exercise in eroding the right to seek asylum, is set to become law 

Three years and a half after its presentation in September 2020 by the European Commission, the adoption process of the no-longer-so New Pact on Migration and Asylum is finally nearing its end. Members of Parliament (MEPs) adopted last Wednesday, 10th April, six regulations constituting the EU Pact, as well as two recast directives and a…

Solidarity protests with Palestinian people banned in at least 12 EU countries, finds new analysis, six months on from the horrific Hamas attack on 7 October
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Solidarity protests with Palestinian people banned in at least 12 EU countries, finds new analysis, six months on from the horrific Hamas attack on 7 October

Protests banned on grounds of protecting ‘public order’ and ‘security’ The European Civic Forum, Civil Liberties Union for Europe, CIVICUS, European Network Against Racism and Solidar are calling on the European Commission to address at the highest political level the unlawful restrictions on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression imposed by member states since the dramatic escalation of violence…

SOLIDAR to the EESC to reiterate the role of civil dialogue for inclusive democracy – Civil society week ’24
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SOLIDAR to the EESC to reiterate the role of civil dialogue for inclusive democracy – Civil society week ’24

SOLIDAR to the EESC to reiterate the role of civil dialogue for inclusive democracy – civil society week ’24 SOLIDAR and its partners Social Platform, Civil Society Europe and the European Civic Forum organised a workshop in the framework of the EESC Civil Society Week on 6th March. The workshop, titled “Civil dialogue for inclusive…