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News - 10 March 2022

InvestEU: The European Commission and the EIB Group reached their Guarantee Agreement

On Monday 7 March, the European Commission, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF)…
News - 9 March 2022

“Towards a Council recommendation on Social Economy” – Philea speaks at Social Economy Intergroup public hearing

On Friday 4 March 2022, the European Parliament’s Social Economy Intergroup (SEIG) held its online public hearing Towards a Council Recommendation on Social Economy: boosting the convergence…
News - 9 March 2022

EU institutions dealing with Russian aggression in Ukraine

*This page was last updated on 14 March. This research looks into what the EU is doing in terms of providing resources on the ground, allowing philanthropy to…
News - 7 March 2022

“Outstanding accessibility and inclusion” at the Zero Project Conference 2022

The Disability Thematic Network organised a session on “Outstanding accessibility and inclusion projects of European foundations” at the Zero Project Conference 2022 in Vienna. Moderated…
News - 24 February 2022

Philea stands in solidarity with Ukraine

We stand in solidarity with our members and all the people of Ukraine amidst the Russian government’s invasion into their lands. Our most heartfelt thoughts go to the families, friends…
News - 24 February 2022

Registration open for Philea Forum 2022

Registrations for the Philea Forum 2022 “Philanthropy United – The Time Is Now”  in Barcelona from 30 May to 1 June, hosted by “la Caixa”…
News - 21 February 2022

Fundación ONCE receives delegation of MEPs to examine social economy best practices in Spain

The European Parliament Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL) visits Madrid from 21 to 23 February 2022 to examine best practices related to the Social Economy,…
News - 21 February 2022

The French Presidency of the EU sets out to shape the Social Economy Action Plan “The Social Economy: The Future of Europe”

The Social Economy Action Plan (SEAP), which was presented by the European Commission on 9 December 2021, and which will pave the…
News - 21 February 2022

New European Court of Justice ruling strengthens EU rule of law toolbox, and philanthropy makes its voice heard

Why rule of law is of concern to us The European Commission is determined to continue to act with determination when there are serious rule of…
News - 17 February 2022

European Parliament vote heralds a new vision for European civil society

On 16 February the European Parliament adopted with a large majority a report on a Statute for European cross-border associations and NPOs. The vote suggests a new European vision and…
News - 16 February 2022

LEGO Foundation launches “Build a World of Play Challenge” providing DKK 900 million towards ideas focusing on children’s wellbeing and development

The LEGO Foundation has launched the “Build a World of Play Challenge” providing DKK 900 million (approximately $143 million) towards transformative ideas that focus on young…
News - 14 February 2022

MAVA Foundation publishes ‘Learning to Let Go, Decision-making for foundations’, a new publication on decision making models

The MAVA Foundation has released ‘Learning to Let Go, Decision-making for foundations’, a new publication offering insight on a number of decision…
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