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.

18 Oct. 2018

The Almond Tree of the Snowy Hill in Pécs is the Hungarian Tree of the Year in 2018

At the online voting starting at the end of July, the Almond Tree of the Snowy Hill in Pécs won the Tree of the Year competition with a total of 4779 votes, over a thousand votes ahead the second contestant.

10 Oct. 2018

Crowdfunding for the Community-Organizing-Leadership Program

The first community fundraising campaign in Ökotárs's history was launched in October on the Adjukössze! (Donate!) page. Until the end of the campaign on December 10, 455,000 forints were donated by 20 supporters. Donations will be spent on the...

28 Sep. 2018

21th Edition of the Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia released

The 2017 edition of the CSO Sustainability Index of Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia was published by the United States International Development Office, USAID. The report is prepared in cooperation with local experts and organizations each year. In compiling the chapter on Hungary the Ökotárs Foundation was the partner of USAID again.