EUROPE LAB #6 - OPEN CALL
Exciting news for the summer months! Europe Lab has been silent for a longer time, but that does not mean that the team and community were not active in these last months. Every year, the platform Europe Lab brings together young people from over 30 European countries, unlocking opportunities for […]
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.
Vacancy Announcement – Intern for the Programmes Department
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum e.V. (CSF) is looking for an intern who will be based at the CSF Secretariat in Berlin. The internship will last from 13 September until 10 December 2021. The CSF Secretariat is based in Berlin, Germany.
If You Don’t Have What You Like, You Like What You Have
At the end of May 2021, an unexpected breakthrough took place after ten months of hanging around in the matter of choosing the Ombudsperson in Poland. For the first time, a candidate has been put forward who has a chance to be selected for this position and meets the standard that the Ombudsperson should meet. At first, I felt great relief and joy. But the more time passes after this good news, the more my face falls.
Vacancy Announcement – Advocacy Officer
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum e.V. (CSF) is looking for an Advocacy Officer / Advocacy Consultant (AO) for its Secretariat (50% employment, 12 months). The initial appointment is from September 2021 through August 2022. The CSF Secretariat is based in Berlin, Germany.
‘Confronting Memories’ Conducted the Public Discussion “75 Years Since: ‘Blindspots’ in World War II History”
World War II remains one of the most painful and conflicting episodes in the memories of nations across the world. Its memory touches everyone, for it was many wars in one, with different front lines, different enemies and different aftermaths that can still be felt today.
Peace, progress and human rights: what would Sakharov say now?
On the eve of the centennial of academic Sakharov, I was asked to write a column about what Sakharov means today — yet I am finding it difficult to express my thoughts. As a scientist, a human rights activist and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, academic Sakharov highlighted a full range of contemporary topics — ecology, the extensive growth of resource exploitation, social inequality, racism, and even corruption. You would think, what could be easier?
Public Online Discussion “75 Years Since: ‘Blindspots’ in World War II History”
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum and its history programme Confronting Memories, continues its series of discussions on World War II and ongoing socio-political debates on postwar memory- making. In this discussion, we shall look into three geographical ‘blindspots’ in WWII history – North Africa, the Middle East and South America – with topics that have not been discussed adequately.
Stop the Attack on Alexei Navalny’s Organisations! A Call for an Immediate Release of the Politician
The Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum is, with great concern, monitoring the situation of the Anti-Corruption Foundation (ACF), the Citizens’ Rights Protection Foundation (CRPF), the legal entity of the ACF, and the Team Navalny Movement, as well as the leader of these initiatives – Russian politician Alexei Navalny.
Anniversary Events by Our Members
We were overwhelmed by having received 23 interesting applications for Anniversary events on many different topics from our Forum members.
Vacancy Announcement at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
EU-Russia Civil Society Forum e.V. (CSF) and its Programmes Department is looking for a Project Manager for its Secretariat (60% employment). The appointment is from 15 April or 1 May 2021 till 31 December 2021. The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, founded in March 2011 and joined by 185 non- governmental organisations […]
Online-conference “What is the price of national security?”
2 марта 2021 г. в 11.00 (МСК) в Zoom состоится онлайн-конференция “Какова цена национальной безопасности”.
Internship Announcement at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF) is looking for two interns who will be working at the Communications Department at the CSF Secretariat. The appointment will be from 15 March till 14 June 2021 and from 15 June till 14 September 2021 respectively. The Secretariat is based in Berlin, Germany. Dependent […]
Stop Repression: A Call for Justice and Freedom in Russia
The Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum is outraged by the violation of the judicial procedure, unjustified large-scale detentions of protesters and the inadmissible violence of the Russian police against the civilians. We express our solidarity with and support to the Russian civil society, as well as the lawyers and human rights defenders providing protection to the detainees. The Board demands that the Russian authorities stop the repression and respect the rights and freedoms of citizens, including the freedom of assembly.
“Citizens Science to Improve Air Quality”
The „Citizens Science to Improve Air Quality“ project aimed to raise awareness among parents about air quality in Budapest and St. Petersburg and to develop recommendations for implementing sustainable transport.