Civil Society Organisations from all over Europe Launch the CURE Campaign Aimed at Strengthening the Council of Europe
On 26 January 2022, a coalition of 14 civil society organisations started a new international initiative, the Campaign to Uphold Rights in Europe (CURE).
Liquidation of International Memorial and HRC Memorial: No to Usurpation of the Right to Historical Memory
The Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum condemns the decision to liquidate two important Russian civil society organisations, International Memorial and the Human Rights Centre (HRC) Memorial.
Russian authorities should stop the persecution of key civil society organisation, Memorial
Memorial, a cornerstone of Russian civil society, is under threat of liquidation by the Russian authorities on baseless charges. Memorial’s two entities – Memorial Human Rights Centre and International Memorial Society – were labeled “foreign agents” in 2014 and 2016, respectively. In November 2021, prosecutors filed lawsuits for their liquidation, […]
MediaLab meeting took place in Syktyvkar
The first season of MediaLab, our media literacy programme for students, journalists, and youth workers from Northwest Russia, ended at the Revolt Center in Syktyvkar. Participants from Veliky Novgorod, Leningrad region, Murmansk region, St.Petersburg, Syktyvkar and other regions presented their projects – all kinds of trainings for schoolchildren, teenagers in […]
EU-Russia Civil Society Forum Marks GivingTuesday with #GivingxForum Campaign in Solidarity with Russia-based Human Rights Defenders
In the run-up to this year’s GivingTuesday, EU-Russia Civil Society Forum launches a solidarity campaign in support of human rights defenders in Russia. With #GivingxForum, the association aims to raise 3,500 Euros to provide a Russia-based rights activist with a fellowship at a safe destination within the Forum’s Solidarity Programme. […]
Working Meeting of the HERstory Project Team in Yerevan
At the beginning of October, nine members of the HERstory Project Team met in Yerevan (Armenia) to look back on what we have achieved during the past six months and to look forward to what we want to achieve in the future. Many local and online events are planned for […]
10 Years of the EU-Russia Relations: New Challenges and Opportunities for the Way Forward
On 12 October 2021, the Association for International Affairs (AMO) held an Anniversary Event on the EU-Russia relations during the past ten years and how the next ten years could look like. Different stakeholders, politicians and representatives of civil society organisations, think-tanks and different media outlets took part in the […]
Confronting Memories: Autumn School, Krzyzowa 2021
On 19-23 September 2021, a unique meeting took place as part of the project “Teaching History: See, Acknowledge & Respect” organised by the Confronting Memories programme of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF). Around 20 teachers and non-formal educators from five countries – Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine – […]