A small step for man, but a giant leap for Europe: Civic Space Watch launched

On 18 January 2018, the European Civic Forum, motivated by the multiple actors engaged in monitoring and protecting a democratic civic space in Europe, officially launched Civic Space Watch, a collaborative tool to share resources and create a new, fast-responding alert system for active citizens, NGOs, journalists, researchers, whistleblowers, but also decision-makers on issues linked to civic space.

EU Fundamental Rights Agency publishes new report

The EU Fundamental Rights Agency published its latest report, "Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU" at an event hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee, Fundamental Rights Agency Director Michael O'Flaherty presented the report which looks at the different types and patterns of challenges faced by civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU.

Does contact with migrants impact on anti-migrant prejudice?

An academic study has found that voters who were prejudiced against migrants were more likely to have voted to leave the EU in the UK's referendum on EU membership in 2016.

New Europeans' campaign highlights from 2017

Thank you to all our members, volunteers, stakeholders, staff, friends and supporters for all you have done to help sustain our activities out throughout a tumultuous year in which we have achieved so much together.  Here are the highlights!

EU nationals encouraged to attend Hatfield event

An event for EU nationals has been arranged in Hatfield to help clarify the UK’s position on securing citizens’ rights.

Bulgaria launches it's EU Presidency

"On January 1, 2018, a decade after its accession to the EU, Bulgaria will take over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time.  For our country it is a great honour, but a great responsibility too".

Full text of Pope Francis' Urbi et Orbi address, Christmas Day, 2017

Here is the full text of the English translation of the Pope's Christmas 2017 message:   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas!

Blue passports will take a further tumble down the world rankings

For all the baloney about the colour of the British passport, one important fact is being over-looked. When Britain leaves the EU the value of the British passport, whether it is pink, green, blue, black or yellow, will drop about 30% compared to what it is at present.

Now for the hard part - EU Council issues guidelines on next phase of negotiations with the UK

The European Council welcomes the progress achieved during the first phase of negotiations... and decides that it is sufficient to move to the second phase related to transition and the framework for the future relationship.

New Europeans Ireland welcome recent developments in the EU-UK Brexit negotiations

New Europeans Ireland welcome recent developments in the EU-UK Brexit negotiations

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