International Summer School “Gender and precariat”
11th International Summer School “Gender and precariat” will take place in Moldova on 10-24 July 2022. Organisers of the summer school are Ivanovo Center for Gender Studies (Russia), Moldova State University, Moldova National Coalition “Life Without Violence” and the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum. During the summer school we will focus […]
Solidarity prevails: the reception of Ukrainian refugees in Hungary
The concept of ‘welcoming refugees’ was not part of official Hungarian policies during the past decade, rather the opposite. But when people started fleeing the war in Ukraine after 24 February, Hungary showed a different face.
“Talking History, Talking Future”
In 2022, the Forum’s historical memory and education programme “Confronting Memories” begins its third year. This year its project “Talking History, Talking Future” brings together a small group of experts from Germany, Moldova, Poland and Russia to create a methodological guide with exemplar learning activities on the use of WWII memorial sites in history education. Additionally, a short documentary film will be created and several public events will be organised
What has happened to independent media in Russia since the war with Ukraine started
12 March 2022 was the first Saturday since the war began that I decided to get enough sleep. I didn’t manage it, however: the website of “Bumaga”, the media outlet that my friends and I founded ten years ago, was blocked by the Russian authorities on early Saturday morning, and as early as 6 a.m. we started getting messages from readers who had discovered that the site would not open without a VPN.
Let’s prove that Russian government is wrong!
Europe can and must reduce its oil consumption now to force Russia to end its aggression against Ukraine. And in no case should governments take measures which increase oil use. Opinion piece by by András Lukács, Clean Air Action Group, Hungary
Reconfirmation procedure 2022 completed
In March we have completed the second reconfirmation round of membership status in the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum. Members that have been with us for more than two years were offered to complete a questionnaire with self-evaluation questions to reflect on their activity in the Forum. Overall, 160 organisations took […]
Internship Announcement at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF) is looking an intern. Deadline for applying is 10 April 2022.
Fawzia Koofi received the Anna Politkovskaya Award 2021 for women human rights defenders working in war and conflict
On 12 March, RAW in WAR (Reach all Women in WAR) with the support of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum presented the Anna Politkovskaya Award 2021 to Afghan human rights activist Fawzia Koofi at a ceremony as part of the Women of the World Festival 2022 (#WOWLDN) at London’s Southbank Centre.
Climate crisis as a matter of justice
“Climate Justice” aims to face the climate crisis in its whole complexity, considering both ecological and social dimensions.