At this point in the history of Europe, it is more important than ever that we can rely on journalists to tell the stories we need to hear, to reveal the truths behind the crises we are facing – from war to environmental collapse.
Founding Executive Director, International Fund for Public Interest Media
Opinions - 29 April 2022
Preventing media extinction – next steps from the International Fund for Public Interest Media
As we mark World Press Freedom Day, Sheetal Vyas, outlines progress in creating a major new global fund designed to scale up an effective response and how philanthropy provides an essential part of ensuring its success.
Programme Director of EUSTORY, Körber-Stiftung
Head of the History and Politics Department, Körber-Stiftung
Opinions - 28 April 2022
History at War
When Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, and thus started the first full-fledged war against an independent nation state in Europe since the end of WWII, another war had already been going on for a long time.
Incoming CEO, Philea
Opinions - 4 April 2022
Two years on, still not making drama out of crises
How do we make lessons from the past two years be part of a sustainable reset, a roadmap to recovery for something healthier, more equal, and more inclusive?
Head of Public Policy, European Cultural Foundation
Opinions - 4 April 2022
War in Europe: What can philanthropy do?
When it comes to war in Europe, what can philanthropy do? The short answer is: quite a lot.
Executive Director, International Council of Voluntary Agencies - ICVA
Opinions - 1 April 2022
Join the dots and fill the gaps
Six key priorities on working in response to the Ukrainian crisis, shaped by and accountable to crisis-affected populations.
Managing Director, MitOst
Opinions - 31 March 2022
The Role of Philanthropy in Crises
In this darkest time of war, we feel a strong call to help and support, to #standwithukraine. This war is an attack of the Russian army on Ukraine. And this…
Peer-learning Expert, ECFI
Opinions - 28 March 2022
Community philanthropy, or what it means to be a good neighbour in times of war
Despite not being trained for it, when your house is on fire your neighbours are the closest and fastest help available.
Opinions - 24 March 2022
Human lives vs. state interests: Why we need a feminist foreign policy to ensure lasting peace and stability
“Sometimes I feel afraid, but my work gives me strength. I want to stay in Ukraine and support civil society in the best possible ways,” says Eugenia Mazurenko, CEO of…
Social and International Relations, Fundación ONCE
Opinions - 9 March 2022
The value of Social Economy
Social economy organisations are entities that give priority to social and environmental objectives and reinvest most of their profits in themselves. In Europe, 2.8 million social economy organisations employ 13.6…
Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
Opinions - 28 February 2022
Philanthropy in the EU: Giving Europe a brighter future, together
Philanthropy is an integral part of the social economy landscape in Europe. The European Commission’s recently published Social Economy Action Plan gives a new impetus to the strategic engagement…