„Emerging Actors of Financial Markets”

13-14, January 2011

The Foundation for Development of Democratic Rights (DemNet Hungary) together with Euclid Network hosts several events during the Hungarian EU-presidency period that aim

  1. to improve and advocate for 3rd sector sustainability through introducing alternative financial mechanisms, new forms for partnerships and operation (e.g. social enterprise, social innovation, social venture capital, etc.);
  2. to reflect on 3rd sector sustainability and the social/political/economic transition experience of New Member States (NMS) in civil society/3rd sector development (also focusing on the application of good governance principles and impact measuring);
  3. to further assess the relevance of these outcomes of the past 20 years of transition in NMS to International Development and Neighbourhood Policies (especially regarding Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policies with special attention on the Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries).


Summary of research on banks and civil society

Full Cost Recovery –
FCR planning to achieve long-term organizational sustainability


Research in .pdf format

A civil szektor és a pénzpiac kapcsolatának megerősítése

Strengthening the relatonship between civil society and financial market actors

List of recommendations (available in Hungarian)
The summary was prepared by Barbara Erős Barbara and Zsuzsanna Végh


Strengthening the relatonship between civil society and financial market actors

List of Participants


Invitation to Shadow ECOFIN

April 8-9, 2011 Budapest

Venue: EDDSZ-Nádor terem, 1051 Bp., Nádor u. 32. 1. emelet

Védegylet Egyesület (Protect the Future) and DemNet Hungary (Foundation for Development of Democratic Rights) are organizing a conference from April 8th to 9th, 2011 in Budapest. The conference is a so-called „Shadow ECOFIN”, a shadow event running parallel to the Council of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs, its aim is to present alternative, civil, eco-political conceptions regarding to economics and finance and to reflect on the mainstream economic policy concept focusing on economic growth, support of larger businesses and traditional economic sectors (car industry, banking sector, etc.).

On the first day the conference will cover questions of macroeconomics, the second day is introducing solutions related to the local economy. The working language of the conference is English and Hungarian, simultaneous translation is provided.

FaLang translation system by Faboba