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General Purposes

Madariaga College of Europe Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2004–August 31, 2007
  • Location Brussels, Belgium
  • Geographic Focus Russia, World

About this grant

The European Madariaga Foundation was established to advance the European Union model of regional integration and cooperation by encouraging dialogue among the public, private and nonprofit sectors throughout Europe and beyond. Its goal is to help build a free and democratic Europe that can promote peace in a world of conflict.Multiyear funding will enable the foundation to continue a series of roundtables on topical health issues with the aim of improving European integration through its Center for Health, Ethics and Society; create public-private partnerships to support the development of civil society in Russia; help encourage efforts to prevent conflict and strengthen European policy through it Anna Lindh program on conflict resolution; continue the European Union Foundations Cooperation research project in collaboration with the Bernard van leer Foundation; organize a series of conferences and seminars on issues related to its goals; and conduct a series of meetings between foundations and key decisionmakers in the European Union.The foundation was created in 1998 as an initiative of the former students of the College of Europe to translate into practice the potential represented by the college’s capacity for reflection and analysis of European integration.