Access Info Europe and 53 requesters from across Europe appealed to the European Ombudsman about the European Commissions’ failure to register, process, and respond to requests for the 2016 travel expenses of EU Commissioners.
CROSOL – Croatian Platform for International Citizen Solidarity joined protests across Europe to support Hungarian NGOs. Reacting to the appeal of Amnesty International and 500 European associations under the umbrella of Civil Society Europe, Prime Minister Orban said that "Soros and its affiliates are trying to undermine the capabilities of the Hungarian state to protect its borders from migrants, and thus national security”.
The conference „In Search of a Citizen: Regional Time-machine of Activist and Artistic Practices“ took place on April 13, 2017, on the occasion of GONG's 20th birthday. The event involved 208 citizens, including 169 participants from Croatia, 10 participants from Serbia, 6 participants from Montenegro, 10 participants from Macedonia and 13 participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The video is available HERE, while the program of the conference and the exhibition can be found HERE.
On Thursday, April 13, 2017 GONG celebrated its 20th birthday. The event was marked by a conference and the accompanying cultural program held in Zagreb's Students' Center and attended by more than 200 activists of different generations and different struggles from Croatia and the neighbouring countries. The video in Croatian is available HERE, while the program of the conference and the exhibition in Croatian can be found HERE.
Mr Frans Timmermans
First Vice-President of the European Commission
Rue de la Loi 200
Brussels, 22 March 2017
Dear First Vice-President Timmermans,
Ahead of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, we the undersigned organisations urge the European Commission not to abandon its leadership role in fighting the scourge of corruption in the EU.