Bees before pesticides, campaigners say

By Emily Macintosh, EEB More than three quarters of the world’s food crops depend on pollination and the value of insect pollination has an estimated value of 153 billion euros globally and up to 15 billions euros in the EU alone. Yet numbers of wild pollinators such as bees, bumblebees, butterflies and other insects are […]

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Sustainable development: new steps forward for a stronger collaboration between the UN Economic Commission for Europe and Civil Society

By Marion Steff, European Disability Forum The UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Secretary General Olga Algayerova of Slovakia met with the ECE Regional Civil Society Mechanism (RCEM) on the first day of the High Level Political Forum in New York. EDF is an active member of the RCEM, as we coordinate the Constituency of […]

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World way off track on sustainability goals

By Emily Macintosh, EEB Countries are not on track to meet global goals on sustainability by 2030. That was the assessment given by the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council today when she opened a meeting of global political leaders in New York. Marie Chatardová said that progress was not sufficient enough […]

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