HLPF 2019 Side Events by SDGWE, GCAP and Partners

Join us for these events organized by SDG Watch Europe, GCAP and our partners! We also will have two coordination and exchange meetings of SDG Watch Europe: 1) Thursday, 11.7., 14:00-15:00 in the Qatar Lounge in the UN 2) Tuesday, 16.7., 9:00-10:00 in the Qatar Lounge in the UN Wednesday, 10 July Leave No One Behind: the […]

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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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Opinion/Analysis: When Green Growth Is Not Enough

By Nick Meynen, EEB In recent years, the concept of green economic growth, i.e. the expansion of the economy without an accompanying increase in environmental harm, has gained political acceptance. However, the idea that this policy alone is enough to deal with the environmental challenges we face appears to be founded on little to no […]

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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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Stand Up For Integrity – 2019 EU Elections Pledge

By Matilde Manzi, Transparency International EU Putting Integrity First The European Parliament elections this year are an opportunity for democratic renewal, a renewal that places integrity, openness and fairness at the heart of the European Union. Transparency International is calling on candidates for the European Parliament and the Presidency of the European Commission to commit […]

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Ecofeminist scorecard

By Jane Kenny, WECF We have witnessed groundbreaking environmental campaigns in recent years: Greta Thunberg’s #fridaysforfuture fervour, the #imadeyourclothes anti-fast fashion campaign and the #environmenstrual action, as well as the #breakfreefromplastic movement. Young womxn have mobilised in immense numbers for these environmental issues, but there is another call to action on the horizon. The European […]

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CIRC4Life

By Make Mothers Matter CIRC4Life is a project funded under the Horizon 2020 programme with 17 partners from across 8 EU countries. It aims to develop 3 business models in 4 sectors based on the circular economy. It will include: co-creation of products and services, sustainable consumption, & collaborative recycling and reuse. The co-creation of […]

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ABOUT THE FAIR TIMES CAMPAIGN

By FTAO The Fair Times campaign is a pan-European campaign coordinated by five civil society network organisations FTAO (Fair Trade Movement), IFOAM-EU (Organic Agriculture), CIDSE (Catholic development agencies), ECOLISE (community led initiatives on climate change and sustainability), and RIPESS-EU (Social Solidarity Economy) calling for a fair and sustainable European consumption and production agenda. The campaign […]

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