Comparative Analysis of NGO-Liaison Offices in CEE
A comparative research paper "The Liaison Office as a Tool for Successful NGO-Government Cooperation: An Overview of the Central and Eastern European and Baltic Countries' Experiences" prepared by Maria Gerasimova in collaboration with ICNL and ECNL team.
CEE Governance Working Group meets in Macedonia
On May 6-8, 2005 the CEE Working Group on NGO Governance held its 6th working meeting, preparing a new supplement to the Handbook of NGO Governance.
Controversial draft Law on Volunteers in Hungary
This month, a draft law on volunteers is being submitted to the Hungarian Government for approval to send it to the Parliament. The draft defines "public interest volunteering" as a right to be exercised only within a limited number of locations.
Conference on NGOs and VAT in Serbia
On April 25, ICNL in cooperation with Civic Initiatives organized a conference in Belgrade titled: 'Nongovernmental organizations in the Value Added Tax Regime: situation in Serbia and comparative experiences.'
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.