Wardrobe Change: Reimagining Fashion

By World Vision Ireland The current pandemic has forced many planned events to be cancelled, changed and postponed. The MESA implementing partners in Ireland – World Vision Ireland and the Irish Environmental Network – had planned a conference focusing on SDGs, Fashion and Waste during Fashion Revolution Week. However, like many others, we had to […]

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#EuropeanFootprints #WhatDoYouCareAbout stories for a sustainable future: Urban spaces and connections

By David, Slovenia  By 2030, it is expected that 5 billion people will live in cities worldwide. However, this increasing trend towards urbanization brings about several issues. Among these urban challenges are traffic congestion, the disappearance of green spaces, waste management, pollution, and the need to provide enough job opportunities, adequate housing, and resources such […]

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By Khaled Diab, EEB Anuna De Wever, dubbed the ‘Belgian Greta Thunberg’ by the media, tells META in an exclusive interview about what she learned on her sea voyage to South America, the environmental challenges lying ahead, and her cautious optimism that humanity can overcome them. It was not so long ago that Anuna De […]

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Coronavirus highlights need for EU to end toxic textile trade

Published as the joint vision of  65 civil society groups (see list of signatories in the article) Key points of the vision are: – Companies must take responsibility for their whole supply chain – Now is the time for stricter environmental rules – Broad coalition of fair trade, human and workers’ rights, environmental, and transparency […]

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Free online course on Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development

By UN System Staff College Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development We are pleased to inform you of the upcoming free online course on Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development. This engaging online course is designed to equip participants with a sound understanding of why policy coherence is important for achieving sustainable development, what coherent policy-making entails, […]

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SDG Watch Europe Steering Group Statement on Covid

SDG Watch Europe is an EU-level, cross-sectoral CSO alliance of NGOs from development, environment, social, human rights and other sectors. The mission of SDG Watch Europe is to work to ensure that the EU and its member states fully implement the SDGs by 2030. Pandemics do not respect national boundaries. As COVID-19 continues to create unprecedented impact […]

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