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News - 1 June 2023

Proposed EU Directive on foreign interference to be further assessed

At the European Plenary session on 1 June 2023, Commission Vice-President Jourova announced that an impact assessment will be carried out concerning the proposed EU Directive to “prevent covert foreign…
Press Release - 25 May 2023

Do good, do it better and do it faster: Philea Forum 2023 inspires & challenges philanthropic community

The window of opportunity is narrowing to deal with the multitude of problems in the world and Europe. The 2023 Philea Forum provided a critical chance for nearly 700 philanthropy and civil society professionals to come together to find new ways of collaborating to find solutions.
Press Release - 23 May 2023

Philea launches latest study into European philanthropic funding of arts and culture

Today, Philea released the second volume of its study into European philanthropic funding in the field of arts and culture. As multiple crises have unfolded in recent years, the arts…
Press Release - 22 May 2023

Philea launches most comprehensive report ever on environmental philanthropy across Europe

22 May, 2023 – Today, Philea launched the 6th edition of its mapping, “Environmental Funding by European Foundations”. It is the most comprehensive report that has ever been published on…
News - 19 May 2023

Be Philanthropy 2023 identifies trends, opportunities and challenges for philanthropy

“Be Philanthropy 2023”, organised by the King Baudouin Foundation, highlighted trends, opportunities and challenges in Belgian and European philanthropy, welcoming more than 1,100 representatives of the philanthropic ecosystem.
News - 19 May 2023

Philea contributes to FATF Private Sector Consultative Forum

On 8 and 9 May 2023, Philea represented the philanthropic community at the annual Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Private Sector Consultative Forum (PSCF) in Vienna, together with the wider…
News - 18 May 2023

European Economic and Social Committee elects Oliver Röpke as its new President

“In these testing times, the support of civil society in gathering the voices of European citizens is key to building democratic resilience and shaping the future of Europe.” – Oliver…
News - 5 May 2023

United Nations recognises foundations as key social economy actor in new landmark resolution on social economy

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a new resolution on “Promoting the social and solidarity economy for sustainable development” in which it recognises foundations as…
News - 4 May 2023

“Creating space to imagine a radically different tomorrow” with Futures Philanthropy

Philea, the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and the PEXcommunity hosted a special edition of “What if? Reimagining philanthropy” on 20 April to launch Philea’s…
News - 3 May 2023

Philea signs civil society statement on EU foreign interference law

Philea, alongside 230 other civil society organisations, including several members of Philea, has signed a statement addressed to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, urging the European Commission to scrap…
News - 24 April 2023

Philea launches Futures Philanthropy initiative

Philea has launched the Futures Philanthropy initiative, a programme that offers learning and collaboration opportunities and aims to create and share futures literacy in context of philanthropy and civil…
News - 24 April 2023

Philea contributes to Defence of democracy consultation

On 13 April, Philea submitted its comments on the European Commission’s proposal for a Defence of Democracy Package, highlighting how threats to democracy also encompass much…
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