#EuropeanFootprints #WhatDoYouCareAbout stories for a sustainable future: Creative media

By Diego, Spain “Us” vs. “them”. When put in contrast, these two words summarize world history in less than one second. Tellingly, this simple dichotomy is at the root of the deadliest conflicts mankind has ever seen. Nowadays, we are witnessing how this belligerent dichotomy pervades our societies, threatening hard-won rights and freedoms. But, here […]

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Participation in online NGO campaign for new deforestation & human rights regulation

By FERN We are concerned: at the moment, there is nothing that stops products linked to deforestation and human rights from entering the EU market. We need a new EU law to stop this. A European Commission public consultation on this issue is expected in June and will run for 12 weeks. A number of […]

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Gender and social protection during Covid – a fight for equality

By Alissa Ghils [All views and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author] To cope with the unfolding economic crisis triggered by COVID-19, governments are increasingly turning to social protection to mitigate the consequences of a widespread economic downturn and to protect vulnerable populations in times of health risk and economic scarcity. […]

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Progress at a snail’s pace. Statement published by the SDG Watch Europe Steering Group as Eurostat publishes 2020 SDG monitoring report

By SDG Watch Europe Over the past five years, since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), “the EU has made progress towards almost all goals” according to the latest SDG monitoring report released today by Eurostat. Although that sounds like good news, SDG Watch Europe, the leading civil society […]

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