Research Consultant – CSO Solidarity Playbook

Position: Research Consultant – CSO Solidarity Playbook

Starting date: As soon as possible

How to apply: If you are interested in this consultancy, please submit a resume, cover letter, two references to Miriam Niehaus ( by 29 July 2019 COB. Please include your consultancy rate and outline how many working days you expect to need for which task. We expect the overall consultancy to encompass no more than 15 working days.

Support for making Voices Heard and Count by the Robert Bosch Stiftung

3rd August 2020 by Outi Ruuska

We are pleased to share with you that Robert Bosch Stiftung recently agreed to support the Leave No One Behind Partnership. The support agreement will see €150.000 between July 2020–June 2021 go towards making the most marginalised voices heard and count in sustainable development goals achievement, ensuring no one is left behind.

Specifically, the money will seed fund some of our national level LNOB projects in Bangladesh,

COVID-19, European Cities and Climate Action – How Participation Makes Our Cities Clean and Healthy

17th June 2020 by Nadja Nickel and Aleksandar Brezar

Following on from their recent guest blog on populism and civic engagement, linking to the themes of our 2019 Innovation Report, the Democratic Society shares their experiences of another exciting project looking at climate action in European cities, as we look ahead to our upcoming 2020 version of the Innovation Report looking at urban inclusion.

By inviting and empowering residents to take informed decisions,

The Anxiety of the Twenty Twenties: The Quest For Relevance of Civil Society Organisations in a Digital World

29th May 2020 by Karl Steinacker

The roaring 20s are long gone. A century exactly. Todays’ Twenty Twenties add to the already existing anxieties of financial meltdowns, downward social mobility, random violence, unwelcome migration, and global warming that of fear of a virus stricken planet. But this fearful narrative knows a silver lining too: Digitalization. In the absence of a medical cure or preventive immunization, digitalization is regarded as the second best option: telework and video conferencing,