Civil Society for EU |  Unlock the potential of EU democracy
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Civil Society for EU | Unlock the potential of EU democracy

Championing our voice in Europe! SOLIDAR is part of Civil Society Europe and Social Platform’s broad coalition of civil society and philanthropy organisations calling for a better civic space and civil dialogue all over Europe ahead of the 2024 EU elections. Discover the Civil Society for EU campaign website Endorse the manifesto here. Civil society…

Civil society organisations strategize on a social and ecological transition ahead of the 2024 European Elections
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Civil society organisations strategize on a social and ecological transition ahead of the 2024 European Elections

As the EU prepares for the upcoming European Parliament elections, representatives from diverse civil society organisations (CSOs) across Europe came together to discuss emerging issues and narratives for Europe to ensure a just social and ecological transition. The Civil Society Forum is a space for CSOs and other stakeholders from across Europe to come together and exchange views on the…

The Future of the European Green Deal
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The Future of the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal (EGD) is Europe’s ambitious plan for a sustainable future, and the Civil Society Forum for Sustainability is playing a key role in shaping this future. The policy brief we’re discussing today comes from engaging discussions with more than 60 civil society organisations. These groups came together to build a practical and forward-thinking agenda for…

The People’s Green Deal: Citizens’ Participation in Europe’s Sustainability Agenda
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The People’s Green Deal: Citizens’ Participation in Europe’s Sustainability Agenda

A key element of legitimate policymaking is enabling the meaningful participation and deliberation of citizens, amplifying their voices, and ensuring they are heard and reflected in the process. For policies at all levels to be able to tackle real issues and propose effective solutions, citizens and their representatives must be involved through all steps of the policy-making cycle, from agenda-setting…

Civil Society Meets in Brussels for Dialogue on Shaping Europe’s Green Future with Policymakers
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Civil Society Meets in Brussels for Dialogue on Shaping Europe’s Green Future with Policymakers

More than 60 civil society organisations (CSOs) from across Europe and beyond met in Brussels for the fifth edition of the “Civil Society Forum for Sustainability: Shaping the European Green Deal” on the 26th and 27th of June 2023. Over the course of two days, CSOs with an interest in the just transition, deliberative democracy,…

Civil society organisations work together to develop a spotlight report on Sustainable Development Goals
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Civil society organisations work together to develop a spotlight report on Sustainable Development Goals

As the EU prepares to publish its European Voluntary Review of the SDGs (EUVR), representatives of civil society organisations (CSOs) from a broad range of sectors across Europe came together to assess Europe’s SDG progress by contributing to the finalisation of a civil society spotlight report. More than 40 civil society organisations from across Europe…

Highlights from the 2022 Edition of the Silver Rose Awards Ceremony
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Highlights from the 2022 Edition of the Silver Rose Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Silver Rose Awards, Women Political Leaders and Lee Cheuk-yan!  Last week, 16 November 2022, SOLIDAR, together with the progressive family, Socialists & Democrats and the PES, held the annual flagship event organised for more than 20 years, the Silver Rose Awards.  This award marks an important moment for the…

The Silver Rose Lifetime Achievement Award goes to… Lee Cheuk-yan!
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The Silver Rose Lifetime Achievement Award goes to… Lee Cheuk-yan!

For more than 20 years, Silver Rose Awards has been celebrating Civil Society Organisations and individuals whose extraordinary struggles contribute greatly to social justice and solidarity throughout the world. The collectives, movements, activists, and civil society organisations we have awarded for their long-lasting commitment to social justice in their respective communities, often do so at a great risk….