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German Chancellor Fellow Luisa Bonin shares her thoughts on Brazil’s election results

11.11.2022 I Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has won the Brazilian presidential elections On 30 October 2022, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won the Brazilian

New report from the International Civil Society Centre on innovation and digitalisation within the sector

14.10.2022 | “Digitalisation is a fundamental global driver of change” >> Read the full report here  The International Civil Society Centre …

New report on community foundations in Europe

28.09.2022 | “Community foundations make an important global to local connection in relation to the SDGs and the climate crisis” >> Read the …

New rule of law report from the European Commission

16.09.2022 | The European Commission publishes its rule of law recommendations for Member States, including reforms to laws that affect civil society …

The Rockefeller Foundation publishes new reports on global philanthropy

12.09.2022 | Two new reports offer an insight into the current trends and archetypes in global philanthropy Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, a member of the …

European Commission consultation on the right to associate

30 August 2022 | The EU wants to modify its legislation for associations’ cross-border work >> Find out more about the initiative and share your …

Recommendations for the organisors of the Conference over the Future of Europe (CoFoE)

29 July 2022 | “A vibrant and independent civil society, in an open civic space, is vital for a healthy democracy, strong social justice, and

European civil society in the public sphere: an update

01.08.2022 I A roundtable at this year’s ISTR conference outlined the current civil society landscape in Europe and the challenges facing the sphere Dr. …

Listening is not enough: An assessment of the Feedback Loop Methodology

Opusculum 165 | 13.07.2022 | Luisa Bonin | The CEOs of most foundations see “listening to and learning from those they seek to help as a path to greater …

Portuguese adaptation of the Philanthropy.Insight project

Opusculum 166 | 13.07.2022 | Luisa Bonin | Portuguese adaptation of the Philanthropy.Insight project: Confiança na filantropia: uma ferramenta de …