Society and Culture

Abandoned, Forgotten and Little Known Airfields in Europe

Maintains a database of old airfields across Europe, providing historical data about each.

AEFP and Entente Florale Europe

A European competition for towns and villages which aims to support and promote horticulture, tourism and environment. Includes a guide to entry and participation, results, and contacts.

Association for Significant Cemeteries in Europe

Caring for cemeteries considered to be of historical or artistic importance. Profiles all of the sites concerned as well as the association's contemporary cemeteries, with details of workshops and meetings.

Association of Voluntary Service Organisations

An international non-governmental organization, forming a European platform of national and international non-profit organizations.

Balkan Speleological Union

Read forum topics related to caves and caving. With news and feature articles, topic listing and contact details.

Centre for European Policy Studies

Think tank conducting research into social, economic, legal, environmental and political issues affecting European countries.


Europe-wide information system on cultural policy measures, instruments, debates and trends.

Dying to Work

Campaign for stronger employment protection for terminally ill workers at the European level to ensure that employers cannot use legal loopholes to dismiss the dying due to their illness.


Provides information, advice, and expertise on living and working conditions, industrial relations and managing change in Europe. Surveys, publications, news, and events.


Information on national, cultural and linguistic minorities, native peoples, ethnic groups, areas with strong identity and federalist or separatist tendencies in Europe.

European Centre for Minority Issues

Conducts research and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe.

European Centre for Modern Languages

Aims to function as a catalyst for reform in the teaching and learning of languages across Europe. Includes downloadable publications.

European Court of Human Rights

Introduces the court and their work, and provides texts, case-law, reports, and pending cases.

European Passengers' Federation

Association committed to improving standards on public transport and long distance international rail services in Europe.

European Transport Workers' Federation

Represents workers in civil aviation, docks, fisheries, inland navigation, logistics, seafaring, railways, road transport, tourism, and urban public transport.

European Union of the Deaf

Offers information on activities, surveys, Brussels Declaration, publications, news and events, history and statues, board, staff, members, working groups and partners.

European Women's Management Development Network

An international network of individual and corporate members, drawn from professional organizations and all areas of business, education and politics.

European Youth Card

Promotes youth mobility by offering young people benefits on transport, accommodation and other travel services, includes database with an interactive map for users.

ILGA Europe

The European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association. News, how they work, issues, guide to Europe, publications, and galleries.

Nido Europe

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe is the European arm of a global Nigerian Diaspora network.

Nordic Council of the Deaf

Council working towards equality for deaf people in Nordic countries provides details of representative countries, board members, news and archives.

Survivors Voice Europe

An international organisation which has, at it’s heart, the focus on empowerment of survivors of catholic clergy abuse.

The European Disability Forum

An independent NGO that represents the interests of 80 million Europeans with disabilities.

Watch the Med

Real time crowd mapping monitoring the EU's maritime borders.