News

31 Oct. 2017

Green Belt 2017/18 Call Announced

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

26 Oct. 2017

Birthday Roadshow

In cooperation with many other civil society organizations, the 25-year-old Ökotárs Foundation launched a nationwide roadshow this October.

15 Oct. 2017

Voting in the HungarianTree of the Year Contest

From among the 48 trees nominated to the contest, 13 that are important for their communities were shortlisted by Ökotárs' professional jury to be put up for voting. The nominees of 2017 and the previous years as well can be found on the evfaja.okotars.hu page.

12 Oct. 2017

USAID CSO Sustainability Report 2016 Is Published

CSOs and individuals throughout Europe and Eurasia learn more and more about how to work in a restrictive external environment: seeking new ways of lobbying, mobilising citizens and raising funds.

28 Sep. 2017

Visit of Ökotárs's Founders

Retired leaders of the German Marshall Fund and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, two organisations instrumental in the creation of Ökotárs revisited Central Europe after many years meeting the staff in Budapest, too.

22 Sep. 2017

Stockholm Civil Society Days

The Swedish organization Kvinna til Kvinna (Women to Women) invited the director of Ökotárs to participate at the traditional Stockholm Civil Society Days, where she presented the situation and the issues of Hungarian civil society at several panels and workshops.

5 Sep. 2017

Complaint to the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of the stigmatizing „foreign funded” law

Budapest, 30 August 2017 - 23 Hungarian civil society organizations working together in the Civilization campaign submitted a joint motion (complaint) to the Constitutional Court on Monday, challenging the constitutionality of the stigmatizing „foreign funded” law.

30 Aug. 2017

23 CSOs' Complaint to the Constitutional Court

23 of the civil society organizations cooperating in the Civilisation campaign including Ökotárs submitted a joint motion (complaint) to the Constitutional Court at the end of August against the law stigmatising CSOs as in the present political atmosphere the notion...

12 Jul. 2017

We Did Not Register - Did Not Take the Label

Following the example of other CSOs, Autonomia Foundation, the Civil College Foundation, the Rights Reporter Foundation, and Ökotárs decided not to register under the law on "foreign-funded organizations", and did not take the label - announced the 4 organizations in a joint statement.

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