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20 Dec. 2017

135 civil society organisations stand up for their peers working for local communities and for a peaceful Hungary

19 December 2018 - Following the steps of the Hungarian government, during the past week elected local representatives in several Hungarian cities launched attacks on Hungarian civil society organisations (CSOs), working for the benefit of communities and the Hungarian society, questioning their credibility and compromising their operations. We, 135 Hungarian CSOs, providing support to widest...

18 Dec. 2017

118 Civil Society Organisations Stand Up

As a reaction to the attacks of the local governments in Kaposvár, Miskolc and Pécs in December, 118 CSOs declared in a joint resolution that the affected CSOs deserve support and not attacks.

28 Nov. 2017

Green Belt 2017/18

115 applications were submitted to the Green Belt program's 2017 call, 29 of them - more than twice as much as last year - came from condominium houses, the rest from CSOs.

24 Nov. 2017

Community-Organizing-Leadership Closing Meetings: "Everything is Possible with Community Cooperation"

The film and publication summarizing the experience and results of the 2016-2017 period of the ComOrgLead program was released at the closing meeting or the program.

22 Nov. 2017

ALDA LADDER Closing Conference in Strasbourg

Ökotárs has cooperated with the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) since 2016. Our program manager participated at the closing conference of the association's LADDER project in Strasbourg.

17 Nov. 2017

The Prime Minister's Office Found the Implementation of the EEA/Norwegian NGO Programme Successful

On November 16, 2017, the Hungarian closing conference of the EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 program was held, where the Deputy Head of Department of the Prime Minister's Office acknowledged the results of the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) and the NGO Programme as well in his opening speech.

10 Nov. 2017

EPA Annual Meeting in Cieszyn

The annual meeting of the Environmental Partnership Association, the regional umbrella of Ökotárs and its sister foundations took place this year in this symbolic town on the Polish-Czech border.

8 Nov. 2017

Zengővárkony's Survivor, the Sweet Chestnut Is the Tree of the Year in Hungary

More than 18,000 people voted for the trees participating in the Tree of the Year contest from the beginning of September to the middle of October.

31 Oct. 2017

Green Belt 2017/18 Call Announced

MOL Hungary and Ökotárs announced the Green Belt program for the twelfth time.

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