The European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) is a leading European resource and research center in the field of policies and laws affecting civil society.
ECNL staff has more than 10 years of experience in promoting CSO law reform in the following regions: Western Europe and European Union; new EU member states; Newly Independent States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine); Western Balkans and Turkey.
Our mission is to promote an enabling legal and fiscal environment for civil society in Europe and beyond.
Our methodology of work emphasizes participation, transparency and local ownership. Besides working with local partners, ECNL has a long history working with multilateral institutions and the international community, and has successfully undertaken projects for the European Union (EU), the World Bank, USAID, UNDP, UNOPS, UNVolunteers and others.