EESC Calls for a More Enabling Environment for Philanthropy

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Challenging EU governments to establish a more enabling environment for philanthropy, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has published its first opinion on the topic, referring that a more philanthropic environment could make for a more resilient EU society. The opinion, which was commissioned by the current Romanian presidency of the EU and published in May, identifies that philanthropic and citizen action currently raise close to EUR 90 billion for good causes per year. It recommends that facilitating cross-border philanthropy should be a priority for both the EU and member states. Read more here.

 

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