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…

Policy Tool: The European Green Deal: Towards new social and ecological narratives for the European Elections 2024 by the Civil Society Forum for Sustainability
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Policy Tool: The European Green Deal: Towards new social and ecological narratives for the European Elections 2024 by the Civil Society Forum for Sustainability

Our common future will soon be in the hands of a newly elected European Parliament (EP). In order to ensure the development of a comprehensive EU policy framework for a socio-ecological transition within the European Green Deal (EGD) that puts living species at its core, addresses the needs of disadvantaged groups, reduces inequalities and ensures…

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…

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,…