CSOs CHALLENGE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES - FROM THE POLITICAL COMMITMENT TO THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE DIALOGUE
Istanbul, Turkey 11 to 12 February 2011 P2P43337 35 Other issues (Complete) Task : 0
Participants: The participants are nominated by the respective ministry or national authority of the beneficiary country.
Part of series: Multi country
Aim of the Assistance
CSOs are key players in promoting a transparent and open participatory democracy, they continue to face numerous obstacles that hinder their development. It is the responsibility of both the national government as well as of the European institutions to ensure that the role and influence of CSOs is strengthened and rendered as effective as possible. The Congress in Istanbul aims to determine the most effective means of ensuring a conducive framework and environment to the sustainable development of CSOs. The conference will bring together Civil Society Organisations from Candidates Countries, Members from National Governments and Parliaments and European institutions’ representatives.
Co-organisation of the congress which will gather more than 200 participants.