None of Us Can Ignore Climate Change
Human activities are changing the climate unprecedentedly. On 9 August, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a report warning that many changes are irreversible. Russia is the world’s fourth largest greenhouse gas emitter but so far it is not ready to start the necessary energy transformation.
Stop the Massive Attack on Independent Voices – One Year after the Presidential Elections in Belarus
The Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum condemns the massive attack on independent voices in Belarus. We demand from the Belarusian authorities to immediately release all unlawfully detained citizens.
Colonialism, something from a faraway past only?
To many of us colonialism is something from a faraway past. But is that true? Let us have a close look at our world today and see how (traces of) colonialism still define our worldview and also the way we relate with each other.
Internship Announcement at the EU-Russia CSF
The Forum is looking for two interns who will be working at the Communications Department at the CSF Secretariat. The appointment will be from 15 September till 14 December 2021 and from 3 January till 31 March 2022 respectively.
Saving Bodies and Souls: The Lawyers Standing Up for Women’s Rights
We’re fighting a good fight but not even close to winning yet — that’s the way Lucie Ottinger described the current situation with women’s rights in Czechia at yesterday’s discussion taking place following the publication of our Legal Dialogue Playbook.
Save Halimat Taramova from Inhuman Treatment in Chechnya
On 10 June 2021 in Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan, the 22-year-old Chechnya resident Halimat Taramova was forcibly taken by the police from a shelter for victims of gender-based violence, where the young woman was hiding from violence and threats, and returned to Chechnya.
Webinar – “WE together for Ecological Transport!”
On 5 June, the World Environment Day takes place, and in this context the Hungarian NGO “Clean Air Action Group” organised a webinar entitled “WE together for Ecological Transport!“. The event was supported by the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum and was held as an anniversary event, acknowledging the Forum’s 10-year existence.