Post 2020 EU budget: Commission proposal promises sustainability but continues funding contradictory policies
May 2, 2018
Budapest, Brussels, Prague – Today the European Commission published its proposal for the next EU budget after 2020, the Multiannual Financial Framework. Civil society organisations within the People’s Budget campaign  call on Member States to translate the Commission’s pitch into the bold proposal that Europe needs for a brighter future.
April 12, 2018
One of the most pressing challenges for Cohesion Policy is the transformation of the carbon-intensive energy systems in central and eastern Europe.
April 12, 2018
“Today, the EU’s European affairs ministers have missed the opportunity to pave the way for a sustainable and ambitious Cohesion Policy,” says Raphael Hanoteaux, CEE Bankwatch Network’s EU Policy Officer.
June 15, 2017
Almost none of the planned coal-fired power plants in the Western Balkans will meet new, stricter EU pollution standards, the Czech Republic-based non-governmental organisation CEE Bankwatch Network has said. Source: Planned coal-fired power plants in
June 14, 2017
Most Western Balkans countries rely heavily for power on coal plants, and most of the new ones being built will not meet European environmental standards, warned a report from a watchdog group. Source: New Balkan Coal Plants ‘Will Pollute Environment’
June 14, 2017
Gotovo nijedna nova elektrana na ugalj planirana na Zapadnom Balkanu neće ispunjavati nove, strože standarde EU o zagađenju, upozorava se u novoj analizi oranizacije CEE Benkvoč netvork objavljenoj 14. juna. Kompanije iz regiona koje ne poštuju ni evro
February 23, 2017
Ministers, ambassadors and envoys from at least 15 countries, including Maroš Šefčovič, the European Commission’s Vice President for the Energy Union, are gathered today in the Azerbaijani capital to discuss the progress on the Southern Gas Corridor, t
December 12, 2016
Dal giacimento di Shah Deniz 2, in Azerbaijan, fino alle spiagge di San Foca, in Puglia. Si snoda lungo 3.500 chilometri il Corridoio Sud del gas, uno delle grandi opere su cui ha puntato la Commissione Junker. L’opera fa discutere sia per l’impatto re
October 19, 2016
Die Europäische Union fördert mit Krediten Massenställe in der Ukraine. In den betroffenen Dörfern protestieren die Menschen dagegen. Ein Besuch. Source: Massentierhaltung in Europa: Frau Vdovichenko gegen die Hühner – taz.de
June 24, 2016
Civil Society Europe brings together thirty European civil society networks around the European values of sustainability, equality, solidarity, democracy and inclusion. We now await, from the European institutions, a reaction which puts these values at the centre of European policy and which starts a genuine civil dialogue between the institutions and civil society. For our organisations, which bring together tens of millions of members, this is the only way to respond to the crises in society which have influenced the way in which citizens think about the European project.