The Conference on the Future of Europe – How could it be used to advance Agenda 2030 in Europe?

By SDG Watch Europe On 28. September 2021, one of our members from Finland, FINGO hosted an event on how the Conference on the Future of Europe could be useful to advance Agenda 2030 in Europe. “In the absence of an overarching strategy for implementing 2030 Agenda and the SDGs, civil society organisations and other stakeholders […]

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SDG Watch Europe will host the European Assembly as part of the Global People’s Assembly, from 21 to 23 September 2021

EVENT Registration Link! The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) takes place September 14-30, 2021). The high-level debate begins on Tuesday, 21st September 2021 (http://sdg.iisd.org/events/76th-session-of-the-un-general-assembly-unga-76/).  The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) together with other international organisations will co-host in parallel, the Global People’s Assembly over three days September 21st –23rd, where civil […]

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Event: Ursula von der Leyen responsible for SDG implementation- What now?

In November 2020, the European Commission published its Staff Working Document (SWD) “Delivering on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals – A comprehensive approach”.  The SWD explains how the European Commission is “taking forward its commitment to sustainable development, the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs through its internal and external action policies, while also monitoring progress […]

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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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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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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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THE YOUNG PEOPLE TAKING BACK DEMOCRACY

By EMILY MACINTOSH, EEB What does democracy mean to you? Democracy means everyone gets a say, no matter gender, race or social class everyone gets a say in how their country is run. What do you think are the main societal challenges facing young people today? Climate change. Climate change is the biggest problem for […]

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