As every year the International Day of Democracy (an initiative created by the UN as part of their efforts to build democracy) reminds us that democratic principles and values such as respect to human rights, freedom of association, participation, and access to information can’t be taken for granted. In the last years, we have been witnessing the closing of democratic spaces, a rise in disinformation, and an increase in political polarisation.
February 2019, Press release about the formation of Civitates by sixteen foundations.
November 2018, “A time to stand together“ – A declaration condemning the violence directed towards civil society. Full statement and list of signatories