Civil society organisations largely sidelined in the preparation of the national recovery plans

- Analysis by Civil Society Europe, published on 12 January 2021, accessible here. Civil Society Europe (CSE) in cooperation with the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) and with funding…

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POLAND: Media protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many media and limits to pluralism
Banner "Free media - free people" in Warsaw on December 17, 2016. Protest organized by KOD (Committee for the Defence of Democracy) against the government's plan to restrict the work of journalists in the country's parliament building from January 1, 2017. Participants blocked a road to the Sejm (the lower chamber of the Polish parliament). (Photo by Maciej Luczniewski/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

POLAND: Media protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many media and limits to pluralism

- Analysis by OKO press, published on 11 February 2021 on Rule of Law, accessible here. Media in Poland protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many…

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CAF: National policy responses for philanthropy and civil society across Europe in the context of COVID-19

Paper published in May 2020 - accessible here (PDF) Introduction This paper consolidates the major elements of a discussion on European governments’ policy responses to supporting civil society and facilitating…

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GERMANY: ATTAC ruling could affect a thousand organisations  – Interview with Coalition for Legal certainty for political advocacy
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GERMANY: ATTAC ruling could affect a thousand organisations – Interview with Coalition for Legal certainty for political advocacy

In February, the German Federal Fiscal Court ruled that the German branch of association Taxation of Financial Transactions and for Citizens' Action (Attac) should have its public benefit status withdrawn…

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GERMANY: Regulating the political activisty of civil society – the case of ATTAC (UPDATED)
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GERMANY: Regulating the political activisty of civil society – the case of ATTAC (UPDATED)

UPDATE 13/03/2019: The coalition "Rechtssicherheit für politische Willensbildung" (Translated: Legal certainty for political advocacy), bringing together over 80 CSOs to advocate for a change of the charity legislation, comments on the ruling:…

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