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19 Jan. 2019

Joint Press Conference on the "Stop Soros" Draft Bill

16 civil society organizations rejected at a joint press conference the deceiving, arbitrary and destructive proposal published by the government a few days earlier.

13 Dec. 2018

Cooperation with the Hungarian Donors Forum

In the autumn Ökotárs's employees participated as experts in the evaluation of the applications received in the framework of small grant programs by Auchan Hungary, Tesco, Vodafone and E-on. The programs were operated by the Hungarian Donors Forum.

13 Dec. 2018

New Community-Organizing-Leadership Call for Applications

The aim of the program continuing in 2019 is to increase the empowerment, advocacy and mobilizing capacity of the Hungarian civil society and to strengthen the effective citizen control of public authorities, institutions and market players.

4 Dec. 2018

Civil Meeting in Nagykanizsa

With the cooperation of the Zala Villages Association and the Nagykanizsa Civil Round Table, at the last Civil Meeting of the year we met with representatives of several small towns in Zala and dicussed about opportunities to develop and mobilize communities in the small villages.

28 Nov. 2018

Situation of the Civil Sector was Discussed at the EU Colloquium on Fundamental Rights

In 2018, the European Commission organized its Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights in Brussels for the fourth time. The keywords of this year's event drawing about 400 attendants were "Democracy in the European Union", grouped around three main themes: resilient and inclusive democracy, free and strong civil society, free and fair elections.

26 Nov. 2018

Civil Meetings in Győr and Szeged

The purpose of the forums - similar to the ones organized in the spring - was to build relationships, networking, brainstorming and inspiration. An opportunity for small and large local civil groups to meet personally and informally, as well as with organizations of national scope from Budapest.

22 Nov. 2018

The Roadshow in Székesfehérvár

At the civil evening in Székesfehérvár guests coming from far away brought their (success) stories - examples and good practices in national-level (civic) issues were presented.

16 Nov. 2018

Environmental Partnership Association Annual Meeting in Budapest

In 2018 Ökotárs hosted its Polish, Czech, Slovak, Romanian and Bulgarian sister foundations, members of the Environmental Partnership Association and their most important partners.

29 Oct. 2018

Presenting the LIFE Tree Check Project

In partnership with our Czech sister organization, Nadace Partnerství, we have received a grant from the EU LIFE program for a joint project which aims at reducing the impact of urban heat islands.

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