4 Jun. 2018

Spectacular Action on Kossuth Square Against the Law Threatening Civil Activists with Imprisonment

The government has submitted a third version of the "Stop Soros" law package to Parliament without any consultation; the draft would use criminal law as a weapon against human rights defenders.

21 Apr. 2018

We Are the Majority 2.0!

"... Strong civil society will only be reality if many work on it - offering their energy, time and money..."

17 Apr. 2018

Civil Prize 2018

NIOK Foundation awarded the Civil Prize to recognize and promote the best CSOs and the most successful projects in Hungary in 2018 again.

10 Apr. 2018

Alternatives for Nuclear Power Evaluation Meeting in Prague

This year Central and South Eastern European NGOs participating in the Nuclear Risk and Public Control project discussed the new challenges regarding nuclear energy and elaborated their work plans for the next year in Prague.

6 Apr. 2018

Greenbelt Program Results

In 2018, a total of 21 civic initiatives and condominium communities received support in the framework of the MOL Green Belt Program. Thanks to this, 15 community parks, 5 green condominium yards and 1 community garden were created.

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.