Successful completion of NGO law course in Croatia
ECNL and ICNL representatives held a closing lecture for students of the NGO law course at the Faculty of Law in Osijek on April 19.
NGO ability to engage in economic activities in Montenegro
On March 23, 2005, in Podgorica, the Center for the Development of Non-Governmental Organizations and ECNL hosted a roundtable on NGOs' economic activities.
VAT and NGOs: meeting of international experts in Brussels
The European Charities' Committee (ECC) organized a meeting on "Charities and VAT in a Europe of Twenty Five" in Brussels on March 15, 2005.
Central European Seminar on EU Funding
On 15-16 March 2005, the Civil Society Development Foundation from Czech Republic (http://www.nros.cz) organized an international seminar on EU funding and structural funds in Česká Skalice.
Index of Civil Society presented in Bulgaria
ECNL participated in a national conference organized by the Bulgarian NGO "Balkan Assist" on 10 March 2005.
Draft amendments on NGO law in Macedonia discussed…
On March 2, ICNL, the Ministry of Justice and the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation, organized a roundtable discussion on amendments to the Law on Citizens' Associations and Foundations.
Ministry of Justice takes over work on Nonprofit Codex in Slovakia
In Slovakia, after more than a year of intense consultations, discussions and debates within the NGO sector on the 'Nonprofit Codex', an ambitious piece of legislation...
Draft Law on Foundations in Croatia released
In Croatia, a working group composed of government officials, lawyers, and a representative of ICNL has prepared a draft Law on Foundations, which is now open for public discussion.
A new chance to improve NGO legislation in Romania
On February 4, 2005, a conference entitled "Legal framework regarding NGOs: current challenges and future" was held in Bucharest, Romania.
Working Group prepare draft Law on Volunteers in Bosnia
In Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), a working group composed of representatives of local NGOs, international agencies, and ICNL has prepared a draft Law on Volunteers.
Issues regarding financial sustainability of NGOs…
On January 27, 2005 ECNL in cooperation with the Association of Tax Workers and the First Children's Embassy in the World - 'Megjashi' organized conference on 'Financial Sustainability of NGOs' Philanthropy and Taxation' in Skopje, Macedonia.
Transatlantic Cooperation to Support EU Enlargement
ECNL held its board meeting and launching event in Brussels in early December. The event was a seminar on "Transatlantic Cooperation to Support EU Enlargement: Strengthening Civil Society in the Southeastern Europe." The seminar was hosted by the Transat