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Creating an enabling environment for civil society in the EU

FRA spoke at a conference on ‘Countering Shrinking Civic Space and Creating and Enabling Environment for Civil Society in the EU.

FRA contributed to the panel on EU responses to shrinking civic space.

The conference ran online from 24 to 25 November.

A coalition of Croatian civil society organisations organised the conference. These included the Centre for Peace Studies, Gong, Human Rights House Zagreb, Institute for Political Ecology, Zelena akcija - Friends of the Earth Croatia, Roda - Parents in Action, Croatian Union of Associations for Autism, Clubture Network and the Croatian Youth Network.

The aim was to discuss recent policy and other developments, trends and perspectives on creating an enabling space for civil society.

It brought together representatives of civil society, institutions, academia and other actors working on civic space.