29 Mar. 2018

For the Fourth Time - Grant Program in Cooperation with Tesco and the Hungarian Donors' Forum

Experts of Ökotárs participated again in the managing and evaluation of Tesco's "You choose, we help" community grant program.

23 Mar. 2018

Civil Meetings in Pécs and Debrecen

Following the 2017 autumn tour and on the occasion of the Week of Citizen Participation, Ökotárs organized further local meetings in two cities, with the aim to present best practices of effective civic skills with the help of representatives of experienced organizations, such as fundraising, advocacy, and network development.

21 Mar. 2018

The European Tree of the Year in 2018 is the Whistler Cork Oak Tree from Portugal

Only the nominees of Portugal, Spain, and Russia finished the competition ahead of Zengővárkony's survivor, the sweet chestnut in the European Year Tree competition in 2018.

9 Mar. 2018

Our Community Organizing Work Continues in 8 Settlements

Launched in 2016, the Community-Organizing-Leadership program continued in 2018, too. Following the evaluation of the call for proposals at the beginning of the year, Ökotárs supported the efforts of local women community organizers and community groups in 8 cities and villages to make their settlements more liveable.

7 Mar. 2018

The Roadshow Continues in Miskolc

Encouraged by the success and popularity of the 5-stop birthday roadshow in the previous year Ökotárs - along with many other civil society organizations - continued the series of events in 2018 by visiting new cities.

15 Feb. 2018

Communication Training for Rural CSOs has been Completed

Starting in autumn 2017, Ökotárs has organized a half-year long training and mentoring program to improve the local and regional visibility and awareness of 25 CSOs in five major countryside cities.

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.