“Protect, strengthen, prepare”: The Belgian Presidency’s priorities outlined
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“Protect, strengthen, prepare”: The Belgian Presidency’s priorities outlined

With the slogan “protect, strengthen, prepare” Belgium takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The land of Manneken Pis will hold the Presidency in the first half of 2024, from 1 January to 30 June and has identified 6 general priorities that will guide its Presidency: In the field of Education…

ERASMUS+ Operating Grant
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ERASMUS+ Operating Grant

WHAT IS THE PROJECT ABOUT? The work of SOLIDAR Foundation is supported by an Erasmus + Framework Partnership Operating Grant focused on promoting Democratic Participation and Inclusion through Global Citizenship Education from 2023 to 2025. WHY? Over this period, SOLIDAR Foundation’s overall objective is to increase the influence and voice of our members at the…

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…

SOLIDAR Foundation Statement on the European Year of Skills
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SOLIDAR Foundation Statement on the European Year of Skills

Today the European Year of Skills (EYS) kicks off with the European Year of Skills Festival. The EYS will run until May 2024, and aims to tackle the mismatch between unemployment and education.  SOLIDAR Foundation applauds the attention that EYS will bring to education, training and lifelong learning. However, SOLIDAR deplores the way the European…

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…