This monthly newsletter of German initiative Bundesnetzwerk Bürgerschaftliches Engagement features news from the German nonprofit sector, public policy initiatives related to citizen engagement and volunteering, and new academic publications and events around the third sector in Germany.

The BBE Europe newsletter features contributions on volunteering and nonprofit organisations at European level, assessments of European policy initiatives in this field and relevant academic information.

The BBE is a nationwide network linking third sector organizations and associations and civil society of all colours and administrative levels. Common goal is the strengthening of civil society and of civic involvement. The key objective is the improvement of the general legal, organizational and institutional conditions for civic engagement.

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