HLPF 2019 Side Events by SDGWE, GCAP and Partners

Join us for these events organized by SDG Watch Europe, GCAP and our partners! We also will have two coordination and exchange meetings of SDG Watch Europe: 1) Thursday, 11.7., 14:00-15:00 in the Qatar Lounge in the UN 2) Tuesday, 16.7., 9:00-10:00 in the Qatar Lounge in the UN Wednesday, 10 July Leave No One Behind: the […]

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HLPF Side Event: Global Launch of EU SDG10 report on Inequalities in the EU and Beyond – 11 July

By Tanja Gohlert, Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) Join SDG Watch Europe and others for the global launch of EU SDG10 report on inequalities – Falling through the cracks: Exposing inequalities in Europe and beyond – at the HLPF on Thursday, 11 July from 10:30 – 12:00 at the Church Centre (2nd Floor).  Despite the European […]

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Opinion/Analysis: When Green Growth Is Not Enough

By Nick Meynen, EEB In recent years, the concept of green economic growth, i.e. the expansion of the economy without an accompanying increase in environmental harm, has gained political acceptance. However, the idea that this policy alone is enough to deal with the environmental challenges we face appears to be founded on little to no […]

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A Morning To Stamp Out Inequalities

By Marie-Amélie Brun, EEB Inequalities are everywhere and they are growing. Activists organised a guerrilla action at the European Development Days to ask for political actions! META followed them around and here’s what happened.  On 18 June 2019, activists fighting for equality in the EU and around the world gathered at the European Development Days […]

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Europe’s Deepening Inequalities Are Leaving Too Many Behind

By Khaled Diab, EEB Despite the European Union’s commitment to ‘leave no one behind’, millions of people in Europe are falling victim to widening inequalities, a newly released EU-wide report concludes. Meanwhile, European governments are not doing enough to bridge the chasm. On Tuesday 18 June, ‘Falling through the cracks: Exposing inequalities in the European Union and beyond’, […]

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Fossil fuel support is rising again in a threat to climate change efforts

By the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Fossil-fuel subsidies are environmentally harmful, costly, and distortive. After a 3 years downward trend between 2013 and 2016, government support for fossil fuel production and use has risen again, in a threat to efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and the transition to cleaner […]

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Sustained Pressure For A Sustainable Europe

By Khaled Diab, EEB Civil society organisations from across Europe are urging European Union leaders to make sustainable development the golden thread running through all EU policies. European Union leaders are due to hold a summit in Brussels on 20-21 June 2019 where they will hammer out the EU’s strategic agenda for the coming five […]

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Newsletter from the SDG Watch Europe network – JUNE 2019

See our full newsletter here.  EDITORIAL: Towards a sustainable future: Time for bold and courageous political leadership Statement on the European Elections 2019 Europe’s failure to stamp out inequalities – by EEB & GCAP The Spring 2019 Climate Alliance South America Tour – Supporting climate justice with indigenous partners – by Climate Alliance Do you want to learn more […]

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Newsletter from the SDG Watch Europe network –  JAN 2019

View this newsletter in your browser EWL: Our manifesto for a feminist Europe Towards a Clean Environment Together – WECF Towards a just transition: reconciling climate action with the fight against inequalities – Association 4D  Considerations on linking Urban Agendas and the SDGs – Ökosoziales Forum Wien Latvian case study on SDGs and VNR – LAPAS LATEST POLICY UPDATES […]

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NEWSLETTER FROM THE SDG WATCH EUROPE NETWORK – October 2018

View this newsletter in your browser EDITORIAL: Mobilizing across the globe to achieve the Agenda 2030 – #Act4SDGs Breaking the human rights gridlock by embracing the Sustainable Development Goals Make Europe Poverty Free SPAIN: What would the world be like if we had no prejudice of each other based on where we were born and what we […]

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