Civil society across Europe sends a strong message to the new European Parliament and the new European Commission

Representatives of more than 150 civil society organisations and platforms from 28 European countries gathered in Bucharest for the International Civil Society Forum urge EU leaders to actively support civil society in order to maintain its role of defending democracy, rule of law and fundamental rights of citizens. The International Civil Society Forum took place…

Democracy International to launch a pledge campaign

All over the world, countless people are passionately and tirelessly working to make sure that citizens have a real say in the politics that govern them. To highlight and empower this burgeoning network, Democracy International is launching an interactive online platform, gathering and connecting people and organisations working on modern direct democracy worldwide. The new…

Support the 6th scenario promoted by civil society for a Sustainable Europe for its Citizens

The Future of Europe is in the spotlight. History-shaping events over the last 12 months, including the UK’s vote to leave the EU, constitutional crises in some member states, the emboldening of far-right political parties, the failure to humanely welcome refugees, and failed austerity economics, along with the instability arising from Donald Trump’s election in…