Joint statement to all Arctic indigenous peoples, leadership of the Arctic and all other states in the world, and international organizations
The Statement was supported on October 10, 2012 by members of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum at the Third General Assembly of the Forum in St. Petersburg.
Statement of EU-Russia Civil Society Forum to abolish the Law on "Foreign Agents" in Russia
The federal law on non-commercial organizations, who function as «foreign agents» will come into force on November 21, 2012. According to the law, Russian NGOs that receive financial support from abroad and «conduct political activities» will be publicly labelled as «foreign agents». Organisations, which refuse to follow the definition of […]
Светлана Маковецкая (Центр гражданского анализа и независимых исследований«ГРАНИ») о новых формах гражданского участия в России
Жизнь очень рисково, но бьет ключем!
Statement of EU-Russia Civil Society Forum to strengthen Partnership and Cooperation between Russia and European Union
We, participants of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, are seriously concerned by recent negative trends in the relations between the Russian Federation and the European Union. Visible cooling down of relations between Russia and EU may have long-term consequences, including for civil society on both sides. The third General Assembly […]
Statement of EU-Russia Civil Society Forum on Disclosure of the List of Common Steps
We, the members of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, appeal to the Russian government and the Council of the European Union to disclose the list of Common Steps towards Visa-free Short-term Travel, the bilateral document between the Russian Federation and the European Union setting out the benchmarks that need to […]
Svetlana Makovetskaya (Center of Civic Analysis and Independant Research"GRANI") on new forms of civic participation in Russia
Life has become risky, but very vivid!
Filmed material of the Third General Assembly in St. Petersburg, October 9-10, 2012
Watch the filmed material of the Third General Assembly in St. Petersburg, October 9-10, 2012. Follow link
EU-Russia Civil Society Forum: speech by Stavros Lambrinidis, EUSR for Human Rights
On his first official visit to Russia on 8 and 9 October, EU Special Representative for human rights Stavros Lambrinidis met Russian governmental officials, held discussions with Russian civil society organizations and opened and participated in the General Assembly of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum on 9 October in Saint-Petersburg. […]
Leading European and Russian NGOs gather in St. Petersburg as new oppressive laws are taking effect in Russia
St. Petersburg, 9 October 2012 – Some 90 civil society leaders gathered in St. Petersburg for the 2-day EU-Russia Civil Society Forum. For the first time in its history the Forum will meet in Russia as recent developments indicate Russia and Europe are moving apart more than ever. With the […]