Civil partnership between Austria and Hungary

The Director of the European House had a productive meeting in Vienna with Mr Franz Neunteufl, Head of the Austrian umbrella body Interessenvertretung Gemeinnützinger Organisationen (IGO) and were of the opinion that civil society contacts and interactions between the two neighbouring countries should be intensified. Exchange of information and visits should be the first steps Read More …

Fundraising in Europe

European House as member of the CSO Fundraising and Programme Network (FPN) based in Brussels was part and supported of the FPN research project titled „The Shifting Foundation Landscape”. The primary objective of the paper is to create bridges between civil society organisations first of all FPN members and foundations leading to a mutually beneficial Read More …

Survey on civil dialogue

European House was among the respondents to a survey by European and national level associations on an assessment of civil dialogue mechanisms. The survey aims at analysing interactions of civil society organisations with the EU institutions and review CSOs’ experience regarding their influence on EU policies and legislation. The survey also include questions on the Read More …

European Citizenship in Challenging Times

„European Citizenship in Challenging Times” was the title of a major international gathering in Barcelona organised by the European Commission and hosted by the University and the City of Barcelona. The director of European House was not surprised to read among the conference objectives „The programme aims to bring the EU closer to citizens…to improve Read More …

About Europe in Amsterdam

Amsterdam was the venue of a series of civil programmes organised on the accession of the EU Dutch Presidency and attended by the representative of the European House. European Civic Forum organised not only its Annual General Assembly but under the title „New Democracy – unlocking the potential of citizen initiatives in transforming societies” arranged Read More …

European House AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the European House took place in Budapest and was opened by the President Ms Éva Sós who underlined that in spite of the turbulent year of 2015 with several serious challenges both on national (Hungarian) and international (European) levels the EH remained firmly committed to its original mission and Read More …