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8 basic steps to setting up a European Federation

Based on the Arrythmia Alliance toolkit 1. Find your leaders! 2. Establish your mission 3. Register as a Charity/ not for profit organisation 4. Begin fundraising 5. Begin outreach: hold patient education meetings 6. Develop a website 7. Raise awareness … Read More

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Action Plans

Actions plans are the specific means by which objectives are accomplished. They incorporate 5 factors: 1.    The specific step or activity/action. 2.    The person who will be held responsible for seeing that each step or action is completed. (Quite often … Read More

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Advocacy at EU level

Efficient lobbying is based on the knowledge of the structure, procedures, and the decision-making processes within political systems. Therefore, in order to influence the process, it is necessary to understand how procedures work. It is particularly important to understand the co-decision procedure, not only because it is the most common, but also because it offers numerous possibilities for interest groups to influence the European Union’s decisions. Lobbying efforts by interest groups, such as patient organisations, can be effective if you know the where, how and when.
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Advocacy tools – Eurobarometer survey

Eurobarometer survey “European Awareness of Rare Diseases ” shows strong public support for rare disease patients Read More

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Aniridia Europe News

Aniridia Europe, the European Federation of Aniridia Associations,  was formally established in September 2011, to promote research, exchange of knowledge and empower patients. In November 2012, Aniridia Europe’s Scientific Committee met for the first time in Mestre (Venice). five doctors … Read More

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Spenden an gemeinnützige Körperschaften in der EU sind steuerlich absetzbar, die erforderlichen Nachweise jedoch schwer zu erbringen. Lesen Sie mehr:

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Are usually maintained with commentary, descriptions, or other material (like graphics or video). Blogs provide commentary or news – health is a common blog subject; others function as more personal online diaries. A typical blog combines text, images, and links … Read More

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Board of Directors

The role of the Board of Directors is to provide leadership and oversight of the activities of the association. In both areas it will strive to represent the interests of members and the broader community. Read More

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Board of Directors – Description of function

Elements for a Board member Job Description Role To direct the organisation towards the realisation of its mission. To ensure that the organisation and its assets are effectively managed. Responsibilities Planning Participate in creating and reviewing strategic orientations. Approve, on … Read More

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Books on philanthropy (European and other)

At http://www.nefic.org/content/news you can download Philanthropy in Europe Philanthropy in Europe has been largely neglected. A book, Philanthropy in Europe – a rich past, a promising future, edited by Norine MacDonald and Luc Tayart de Borms, will start to fill … Read More

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