The two-day international seminar on strategic litigation came to an end on May 31, 2008. The seminar was organized by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (Warsaw, Poland, hereinafter „HFHR”) in Dębe near Warsaw. Participants included 11 leaders of non-governmental organizations from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Slovenia. Participants in the seminar – persons dealing with strategic litigation or considering such activity in their home countries – were suggested by the Trust for Civil Society in Central & Eastern Europe.
This conference will gather civil society organisations from the EU and neighbouring countries, donors active in the region as well as the EU and national governments' officials.
An innovative project which is engaging young and old citizens in European Policy making
For the fifth time the Association for the Forum for Non-Governmental Initiatives is organizing the All-Poland Forum for Non-Governmental Initiatives, that will be held from the 13th to the 20th of September, 2008 in Warsaw. The main goal of the Forum is to enable non-governmental organizations and people involved in civic initiatives to meet and discuss. The Forum will be an opportunity for a dialogue, skill-sharing and a discussion about the form and further development of civil society. It is intended to be a place of discussion for NGOs and local-government activists, government representatives, academic community members, media and business people.
CEE Trust organizes an associated event at market for non-governmental organizations that is organized by Forum 2000 foundation and will take place on 10
The project, including 13 partner NGOs, aims to create incentives for greater integrity in the management of public universities in Romania. A pilot project was carried out in 2007 in 5 universities from 4 different cities in Romania. The results of the pilot project are already available in a report published on the RAS’s website.
The Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland hosted the first V4 Community Foundation conference on June 17-18, 2008. Held in Krakow, Poland, the conference brought together for the first time both mature and emerging Community Foundation members from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. The list of participants also included guests form Russia, the United States and Romania.
The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and the „Human rights and settlements with the past” Program has just published a report showing the activities of the Program during the past year.
n the recent months, one of the CEE Trust’s grantees - Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights in Poland, launched a program on
Pursuant to the information published in the recent issue of the Equal Rights Trust newsletter (the Equal Rights Trust is an independent international organisation whose purpose is to combat discrimination and promote equality as a fundamental human right and a basic principle of social justice), the CEE Trust would like to report on the following: