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Pavol Demes

Analysis Pavol Demes 1 September 2011

Belarus – testing ground for donors

There is a country in EU’s neighbourhood which could be called a donor desert. Belarus. Not a single independent western donor is allowed to have an office here (most donor representatives would not get even …

Conference Report Pavol Demes 1 December 2009 For Subscribers

European Foundation Centre 20th anniversary conference and Grantmakers East Forum

Event European Foundation Centre 20th anniversary conference Date 9-10 November 2009 Venue Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin Event Grantmakers East Forum Date 10-12 November 2009 Venue Allianz Stiftungsforum, Berlin Title Scaling the next wall: doing …

Special feature Pavol Demes 1 June 2009

Then and now

There will be numerous events taking place this year commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, among them the CEE Trust’s Civil Society Forum in Bratislava in September and the European …

Editorial Pavol Demes 1 December 2000 For Subscribers

Editorial – How to identify grassroots organisations

Yugoslavia has shown that effective cooperation between civic groups and donors can play a very significant role in the public policy arena. There is perhaps no other country in Europe where civil society organizations have …