Tbilisi: Workshop on Civil Participation in Designing, Creation and Reconstruction of Public Spaces

24 September 2019 Tbilisi

On 13 September 2019, representatives of Tbilisi NGOs and public authorities took part in a workshop on civil participation in designing, creation and reconstruction of public spaces, organised by the Council of Europe in co-operation with the Tbilisi municipality. New connections were created...

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Kyiv, 15-17 May 2019

Academy of Civil Participation – a platform for civic engagement and political dialogue with public authorities

5 June 2019 Kiev

The most active Kyiv NGOs and representatives of Kyiv public authorities participated in the Academy of civil participation in the framework of the implementation of the project “Promoting civil participation in democratic decision-making in Ukraine”. The Academy is a unique laboratory that...

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"There is still need to increase engagement of civil society at the Council of Europe"

Anna Rurka addresses the Warsaw Conference on the role and position of NGOs in the Council of Europe

22 March 2019 Warsaw, Poland

Adressing the Warsaw Conference on the role and position of NGOs in the Council of Europe organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, the Council of Europe and the University of Warsaw, Anna Rurka, President of the Conference of INGOs, stressed the importance to...

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Further Promoting Civil Participation in Ukraine

21 March 2019 Kiev

The new Council of Europe project “Promoting civil participation in democratic decision-making in Ukraine” held its first Steering Committee meeting on 14 March 2019 in Kyiv. Representatives of Ukrainian public authorities, associations of local self-government and NGOs, donor community in...

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Statement from Anna Rurka, President of the Conference of INGOs

Council of Europe celebrates the World NGO Day

27 February 2019 Strasbourg

Today, the Conference of INGOs celebrated World NGO Day for the first time at the Council of Europe with a debate on “Why do we need NGOs? - (I)NGO contribution to the work and to the mandate of the Council of Europe”. The event gathered a variety of stakeholders, including representatives of...

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Call for NGOs who participate in the work of the Council of Europe

Survey on the participation of NGOs in the Council of Europe

25 February 2019 Strasbourg

The President of the Conference of INGOs in inviting all NGOs who have been working with the Council of Europe for at least two years to participate in a survey on the participation of NGOs in the Council of Europe. The survey questionnaire will gather NGOs’ perceptions about how and to what...

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Participatory status for international NGOs with the Council of Europe

6 February 2019 Strasbourg

Are you an international NGO which defends the values of and principles of the Council of Europe? Do you have working relations with the Council of Europe and can participate actively in the Organisation's activities? Do you have members in at least five member States? If yes, we would like to...

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Invitation to a debate #WorldNGODay

World NGO Day, 27 February 2019

31 January 2019 Strasbourg

The Conference of INGOs is celebrating World NGO Day on 27 February with the holding of a debate on “Why do we need NGOs? - (I)NGO contribution to the work and to the mandate of the Council of Europe”. Invited panellists and participants will highlight the invaluable contribution of (I)NGOS to...

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Expert Council on NGO Law

COMPENDIUM OF OPINIONS ADOPTED BY THE EXPERT COUNCIL ON NGO LAW

17 January 2019 Strasbourg

The Expert Council on NGO Law of the Conference of INGOs published a compendium of its adopted opinions. The compendium provides a compilation of extracts taken from opinions adopted by the Expert Council with respect to various issues of compliance by proposed and adopted legislation with...

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Council of Europe continues promoting civil participation in democratic decision-making in Ukraine

14 January 2019 Kiev, Ukraine

Council of Europe Office in Ukraine launches the project “Promoting civil participation in democratic decision-making in Ukraine”. The project will build on the results of the past pilot project which promoted the creation of the Kyiv NGO Platform and online hub “Spilno” for facilitating...

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