Implementing the SDGs at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses

By the Global University Network for Innovation On October 4th 2019, the Global University Network for Innovation’s Group of Experts presented its second publication devoted to the implementation of SDGs at Higher Education Institutions, in a public event at the Ateneu Barcelonès in Barcelona. More than 85 people attended the event, which promised to be […]

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MY HANDPRINT, MY COMMITMENT

By Association 4D From 20-25 September, Association 4d organised a fantastic street action to commemorate the 4th anniversary of the SDGs. More than 5,000 people put their handprint on our SDGs wall, a participative street-art performance in the center of Paris. Our motto? “J’empreinte, je m’engage”, meaning “My handprint, my commitment”. We did not only […]

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Standing and marching together for sustainability

By Khaled Diab, EEB, with additional reporting by Tanja Gohlert, GCAP During the Global Week of Action (20-27 September 2019), which included the Global Climate Strike, the largest climate protest in history, SDG Watch Europe partners and the Make Europe Sustainable for All (MESA) project organised and were involved in actions, activities and events across […]

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MEET THE BOOMING APP THAT’S CUTTING FOOD WASTE ONE MEAL AT A TIME

By ROBERTA ARBINOLO, EEB Every day, tons of fresh food end up in the bin. What if you could save them from waste while getting a cut-price meal? The good news is, you actually can, and through your smartphone. Roberta Arbinolo explains. The app is called Too Good To Go. The concept is simple: by […]

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PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY 2019

300 people from 80 countries and 203 civil society organisations participated in the People’s Assembly 2019 on 24-25 September in the UN Church Center in New York. There were many representatives from social movements fighting for justice at the local level. They analyzed the people’s perspectives and challenged heads of state attending the UN SDG […]

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Free Meals on Wheels by Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki

By Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki The Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki was founded in 1982 and is the oldest living ecological organization in Greece. Its ideological orientations are identified with the four ideological pillars of the international ecological movement: environmental protection, peace and non-violence, direct democracy, human rights and social solidarity. Through the project Free Meals […]

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17 Days 17 Sustainable Development Goals: 91 Institutions – 61 Actions – 30 Cities

By Vanessa Agapie, Hellenic Platform for Development From 14 to 30 September 2019, the Hellenic Platform for Development coordinated for the 2nd year the largest raising awareness campaign in Greece and Cyprus for the Global Goals. During the 17 days, 91 institutions, civil society organizations, schools, universities, municipalities, initiatives and structures implemented 61 actions, including […]

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Saturdays For Future

By the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) invites everyone to take part in the Saturdays For Future, a national day of mobilization on the themes of responsible production and consumption. The initiative, first launched on 5 June by Enrico Giovannini (ASviS) and Leonardo Becchetti (NeXt), aims to […]

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Spotlight on financial justice: understanding global inequalities to overcome financial injustice

By Citizens for Financial Justice Citizens for Financial Justice new report – Spotlight on financial justice: understanding global inequalities to overcome financial injustice – is being released on Thursday, 26 September 2019, to coincide with the High Level Dialogue on Financing for Development at the UN. The report was compiled by Citizens for Financial Justice […]

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A WEEK IN WHICH THE WORLD WARMED TO CHANGE

By Khaled Diab, EEB Since last Friday, millions of protesters around the world have taken to the streets and even infiltrated the corridors of power for a week of sustained protest to demand climate action and sustainability now. Friday 20 September 2019 kicked off the week-long Global Climate Strike or Global Week for the Future, […]

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