CSF News

The Coming Upheavals

The success of the Brexit campaign in the UK and the election of Donald J. Trump in the U.S. has crystalized in the West a phenomenon that has been evident in the Western Balkans for the better part of the last decade. Namely, the Euro-Atlantic project has stalled, and that the very idea of liberal…

Logistics info for the participants in the CSF Skopje

The organizational team of the Civil Society Forum Skopje will provide the participants with the detailed logistics. The representatives of the Macedonian Centre for European Training, as local partners, will arrange the transport for the groups that will be participating from the separate countries (the expenses for any individual transport will not be covered by…

EU-Balkans Civil Society Forum Skopje

At the heart of the manifold crises we are facing today, lies a distrust in democracy and its institutions. Democracy and the notion of a liberal and open Europe are increasingly challenged and even endangered by non-democratic ideas and policies. Closely connected to this is a longstanding neglect of the precarious conditions many citizens have…

EU-Balkans Civil Society Forum Paris

At a moment of existential crisis for the European project, of breakdown of solidarity between countries throughout the continent and of undermining of fundamental rights and democracy in many countries, it is vital to change the narrative, to put relations between citizens and civil society throughout Europe at the core of a renewed vision for…