Local civil society groups in the Eastern Partnership countries need to work more close with international institutions that provide funding for civil society, according to a report by the EUROPEUM Institute for European Studies.
Invitation to submit expressions of interest to participate in the sixth annual meeting of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (Tbilisi, Georgia, 20-21 November 2014)
The Steering Committee of the EaP Civil Society Forum is now inviting all interested parties to submit expressions of interest to participate in the sixth annual meeting of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum. Deadline to apply is 8 June 2014.
Civil Society Forum challenges EU and Eastern Partner countries to sign a Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms
The European Union must cease financial assistance to the Ukrainian government and impose sanctions on legislators that voted for dictatorial legislation, according to a statement released by the Steering Committee the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum.
PASOS Executive Director Jeff Lovitt and Vugar Bayramov, director of the Center for Economic and Social Development, have been named co-chairs of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum.
Make public participation in donor-funded EaP democracy programs a requirement, says Lovitt (+video)
Donors that contribute to governments who have pledged to use the money for pro-democracy efforts should require such states to include civil society and the public in deciding how to spend the funds, said PASOS Executive Director Jeff Lovitt, speaking at a civil society conference in Vilnius November 29.
Six speakers associated with PASOS-affiliated organizations will be participating in the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum’s conference in Vilnius Nov. 27-29.
Drawing upon a study conducted by PASOS, the Civil Society Forum has issued a statement to top European Union and Eastern Partnership diplomats that asks them to increase public and civil society participation in the union’s European integration efforts.