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News - 28 March 2023

Georgia to drop “foreign agents” law following protests and international criticism

On 8 March Georgia’s ruling party stated that it would withdraw a controversial draft “foreign agent” law in the face of protests organised in Tbilisi, and EU and international criticism.
News - 23 March 2023

Philea publishes “How Foundations Listen – A Qualitative Review by Luisa Bonin”

Philea has published “How Foundations Listen – A Qualitative Review by Luisa Bonin“, a review of listening methodologies and frameworks used by 13 European foundations that…
News - 23 March 2023

Diving into the “EU Philanthropic Capital study” with DG ECFIN

Philea and the European Commission Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) together took a closer look at the “Philanthropic Capital Study” which the…
News - 16 March 2023

Philea welcomes Swedish Presidency Council recommendations on fundamental rights and civic space

The European Council approved its conclusions on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights on 10 March 2023. Philea welcomes the clear recognition in the conclusions of the…
News - 15 March 2023

Applications open for the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe

Applications are now open for the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe, organised in partnership with the China Foundation Forum and with support from…
News - 3 March 2023

Philanthropy in Ukraine – reaffirming our solidarity one year on and looking ahead to a brighter future

To mark one year of solidarity with Ukraine, we co-hosted an event with our transatlantic partners which included a key address by Oleksandra Matviichuk, Head of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Center for Civil Liberties.
News - 2 March 2023

Registration open for Philea Forum 2023

Registration is now open for the Philea Forum 2023 “A New Compass for Europe: Forged in Crisis, Forward in Hope” in Šibenik from 23 – 25 May, hosted by the…
News - 24 February 2023

Philanthropy Statement of solidarity and support to the people of Ukraine

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the unjust and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and condemn the continued aggression of the Russian regime, we remain committed to supporting an independent,…
News - 7 February 2023

Philea expresses solidarity with the victims of the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

In the immediate aftermath, our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones and those in immediate need: of food and shelter, of clean water, medicine and health services.
News - 6 February 2023

EU Climate Pact: Philea pledges to mobilise foundations on climate

On 31 January, Philea pledged to support the European Climate Pact by increasing the number of EU-based signatories to the #PhilanthropyForClimate initiative through the…
News - 23 January 2023

Open data: from sharing standards to spreadsheets with the Data Science Group

A lack of truly open data and evidence continues to hinder engagement and collaboration amongst various actors in the philanthropic space yet many grantmaking foundations are increasingly recognising the value…
News - 20 January 2023

Co-creating the Future of Europe in Difficult Times – EuroPhilantopics 2022

On 6 December, we opened the doors of Philanthropy House for EuroPhilantopics 2022, our flagship policy event. With the intent to strengthen the relationship between our sector and EU policymakers,…
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