Slide ❝  Civil society organisations challenge injustice, oppression and brutality all over the world. The tremendous work of NGOs around the Earth globe is needed more than ever today. The EU Commission will continue to support them in carrying out this crucial work without fear. #WorldNGODay

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission (2020)
Slide Applauds ❝  On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations.

Josep Borrell, High Representative/Vice-President, European Commission (2020)
EU
Slide NGOs ❝  The work of NGOs and Civil Society at large is indispensable in reaching sustainable development. We will continue to support them and protect their space.

Jutta Urpilainen, European Commissioner for International Partnerships (2020)
Sustainable
Slide NGOs ❝  We celebrate the various NGOs around the world, the people behind them, and the valuable contribution that they make to society.

Anna Rurka, President of the Conference of INGOs, Council of Europe (2020)
We Celebrate
Today we salute @WorldNGODay as our everyday work is constantly supported by civil society's efforts 2 protect & promote human rights, democracy & development at home and abroad. Fully committed to work together for a stronger civil society! #WorldNGODay (2020)
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On #WorldNGODay, I want to say a warm thank you to all of our humanitarian partners in the NGO world, who do a fantastic job delivering #EU-funded aid to people in need. Today and every day, we value your vital work.
Janez Lenarčič
European Commissioner for Crisis Management
The tremendous work of NGOs around the world is needed more than ever today. The European Commission will continue to support them in carrying out this crucial work without fear. #WorldNGOday
Ursula von der Leyen
President of the European Commission
On World Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations.
Josep Borrell
High Representative/Vice-President of European Commission and EEAS
February 27 is an important day for civil society. We mark World NGO Day during which we celebrate the various NGOs around the world.
Anna Rurka
President of the Conference of INGOs, Council of Europe
27 February

Let's celebrate World NGO Day in Europe

Each year World NGO Day is celebrated on February 27th from Poland, Latvia, France to Russia, and other countries.

The universal concept of the World NGO Day is to Celebrate, Commemorate and Collaborate - the various NGOs around the world, and the people behind them that contribute to society all year around.

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