36 ‘Youth Fellows’ generate ideas for EU-Africa summit

By |november 9th, 2017|activism, Development Policy, EU-Africa summit, News|

The 5th AU-EU Summit, to take place in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire, on 29-30 November 2017, focuses on "Investing in Youth for a Sustainable Future". An initiative called “AU-EU Youth Plug-In Initiative” (YPII) supports 36 young people (“Youth Fellows”) in elaborating concrete proposals for European and African leaders. EURACTIV.com spoke to one of them.

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Four steps to empower civil society organisations to participate

By |junij 29th, 2017|activism, Austria, civil society, Civil Society Days 2017, Democracy, EESC, freedom, Hungary, News, NGOs|

At a time when civil society is being challenged by restrictive policies at national level, the EU must do its part to defend civic space, writes Kélig Puyet. Kélig Puyet is the director of Social Platform, the largest civil society alliance fighting for social justice and participatory democracy. Civil society organisations work for and with […]

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