This week, more than 100 participants met for the EFC Grantmakers East Forum 2018 in Budapest. In the midst of discussions around shrinking civic space and failures of democracy, this year’s Forum focused on ‘Reframing Civil Society: Actors, Values, Tools’ offering a perspective on the emerging actors of ‘new civil societies’, discovering how philanthropy, social investment and technology can support them and amplify their voices. Under the ‘What are the new civil societies?’ stream, the Forum aimed to offer a new discourse shifting the ongoing conversations from shrinking space to how civil society is redefining and reframing itself to open new spaces, and pushing back to existing challenges. Read more in an article written by Liana Varon, deputy secretary general of TUSEV.
Source: Alliance Magazine