Brave New World: A conference experiment from the future

By Ramona Bruck, Forum Umwelt & Entwicklung (German Forum on Environment and Development) “The year 2048 is close to becoming a remarkable breakthrough for German sustainability policy. After thorough negotiations, the government managed to published the two-year action plan ‘Save Sustainability’ which might give a new momentum for the implementation of the ’Governance Goals on […]

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#Vote4Values Tracker: Affect the EU Elections and Protect Fundamental Values

by Israel Butler, LibertiesEU Is the party you’re thinking of voting for in bed with parties from other countries that are violating basic values? If you’re voting centre left, centre right or liberal, then the answer is yes. If mainstream political groups kicked out their bad apples, could they make a majority coalition committed to […]

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MY World 360°

By Digital Promise Global Recognising the experiential storytelling potential of immersive technologies like virtual reality, Digital Promise Global, the United Nations SDG Action Campaign, and Oculus have launched MY World 360°, supporting youth worldwide to create 360° media as a way to share their perspectives and advance positive action toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). […]

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Invitation to contribute to ECOSOC thematic report on the long-term impact of current trends in the economic, social and environmental areas on the realization of the SDGs

By DESA/OISC Held on an annual basis, the High-level Segment of ECOSOC represents the culmination of ECOSOC’s annual cycle of work and convenes a diverse group of high-level representatives from Government, the private sector, civil society and academia for policy dialogue, review, and recommendations on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other internationally agreed […]

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Our homes are where Europe’s future starts. Housing Europe Manifesto for the European Elections 2019

By Housing Europe Why investing in public, cooperative and social housing is the best return on investment for Europe. The scope of Europe’s housing challenge, the housing providers’ offer, the needs in the post-2020 EU and Housing Europe’s proposals. Stay tuned with our campaign all the way up until May when the European Elections will […]

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WILL THE GLOBAL PACT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT SAVE THE PLANET?

By Patrizia Heidegger, EEB “Every person has the right to live in an ecologically sound environment adequate for their health, well-being, dignity, culture and fulfilment”. That is the first article of a draft ‘Global Pact for the Environment presented by French President Macron in 2017. You would be forgiven for thinking that this right already […]

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YEiV Youth Summit – Young Europe is voting

By Nyt Europa APPLY HERE Nyt Europa is pleased to present and invite Young Europeans all over Europe, to the Youth Summit in Denmark: Young Europe is Voting. 200 young people will meet in Denmark, working together to strengthen the voice of youth in the upcoming European election.    Dates: A Youth Summit taking place […]

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What moves you when it comes to sustainability?

Theresa Frank, Global Survey Project Manager, Schlange & Co. GmbH Worldwide survey launched – everyone can participate Survey “Global Survey on Sustainability and the SDGs” launched. Worldwide reach, unique coverage of different perspectives – everyone can participate. In 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the 2030 Agenda […]

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The next European Parliament must commit to making Europe Poverty Free

By Leo Williams Director European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) and Carlos Susias President EAPN On 9 May 1950, Robert Schuman, one of the founders of the European Union, set out his vision for a future of Europe – a vision in which war between France and Germany would be “not merely unthinkable, but materially impossible”. Almost […]

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Commission must use sustainability ‘reflection’ paper as stepping stone to strategy with real teeth

By the European Environmental Bureau A long-awaited European Commission ‘reflection paper’ on how to make the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality has finally seen the light of day – over three years since EU governments committed to the goals. The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) welcomed the paper as a useful input to a […]

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