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News - 5 October 2022

2022 speech on the State of the Union: What’s the role of philanthropy for a new Europe?

During her third State of the Union address, President of the European Commission Ursula Von Der Leyen delivered to the European Parliament…
News - 4 October 2022

European Forum Alpbach discusses the Future of Europe… and philanthropy is part of it

“Since 1947, Alpbach is not only a conference; it is what you make of it”. From 21 August to 2 September 2022, the Austrian city of Alpbach gathered almost 3,800…
News - 4 October 2022

Have your say: European Commission consultation on a European Statute for associations and NPOs

In August, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the establishment of a single market for associations, particularly focusing on cross-border operations. As Philea, we…
News - 26 September 2022

PEXforum 2022 – The Road to Istanbul

The 2022 PEXforum, co-hosted by Philea and the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TÜSEV), brought together 106 participants representing 69 organisations from 20 countries to jointly…
News - 14 September 2022

New framework for European parties and party-political foundations in the making

New rules on the statute and funding of European political parties and party-political foundations are set to be finalised in the first half of 2023 and put in place in…
News - 22 August 2022

2022 Rule of Law Report – Commission calls on Member States to protect civil space

On 13 July, the European Commission issued its 2022 Rule of Law Report, including for the first time specific recommendations for each Member State on how…
News - 22 August 2022

2022 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize awarded to Norwegian Refugee Council

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has announced the Norwegian Refugee Council as the recipients of the 2022 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize…
News - 18 August 2022

EESC presses for empowerment of European civil society in EU policy design

In the framework of the 2023 European Commission work programme, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has called for empowering European civil society and involving…
News - 17 August 2022

Amgen Foundation commits further $30 million to LabXchange, free science education platform

The Amgen Foundation has committed an additional $30 million to the LabXchange initiative, a free online science educational platform providing users with…
News - 4 August 2022

How to make a foundation data-driven with the Data Science Group

Making the decision to become a foundation that puts data at the centre of its activity requires not just a vision, but the ability to translate that vision into practical…
News - 18 July 2022

Czech EU Presidency, the War in Ukraine, and the role of philanthropy

From 1 July to 31 December, the Council of the European Union is being chaired by the Czech Republic. While the French presidency was marked by a clear commitment toward…
News - 8 July 2022

Philea launches call for data for latest mapping of European environmental funding

Philea’s European Environmental Funders Group has launched a call for data for the latest edition of its environmental funding mapping, building upon the success of…
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