Steve Bannon plans foundation to fuel far right in Europe

By Jamie Doward, the Guardian Former White House chief adviser says he wants to rival to George Soros’s influence Steve Bannon has announced plans to establish a foundation in Europe that he hopes will fuel the spread of rightwing populism across the continent. Donald Trump’s former chief advisor in the White House told the Daily […]

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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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How to mobilise young people to embrace the Sustainable Development Goals

By Siamak Sam Loni and Angela Riviere, IB Today, more than half the population on the planet is under the age of 30 — the largest  generation of children and young people that the world has ever seen. Through their creativity, energy and idealism, young people can bring about generational change, which can challenge the […]

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The urgent need for reform of the UN’s HLPF

By Deirdre de Burca – SDG Watch Europe Steering Group member *This article reflects the personal views of the author on HLPF reform. SDG Watch Europe members will be consulted for their views on the issue in early autumn 2018. For those SDG Watch Europe members who attended the UN’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) […]

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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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