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Free Meals on Wheels by Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki

Free Meals on Wheels by Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki

By Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki The Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki was founded in 1982 and is the oldest living ecological organization in Greece. Its ideological orientations are identified with the four ideological pillars of the international ecological movement: environmental protection, peace and non-violence, direct democracy, human rights and social solidarity. Through the project Free Meals […]

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17 Days 17 Sustainable Development Goals: 91 Institutions – 61 Actions – 30 Cities

By Vanessa Agapie, Hellenic Platform for Development From 14 to 30 September 2019, the Hellenic Platform for Development coordinated for the 2nd year the largest raising awareness campaign in Greece and Cyprus for the Global Goals. During the 17 days, 91 institutions, civil society organizations, schools, universities, municipalities, initiatives and structures implemented 61 actions, including […]

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Saturdays For Future

By the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) invites everyone to take part in the Saturdays For Future, a national day of mobilization on the themes of responsible production and consumption. The initiative, first launched on 5 June by Enrico Giovannini (ASviS) and Leonardo Becchetti (NeXt), aims to […]

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Spotlight on financial justice: understanding global inequalities to overcome financial injustice

By Citizens for Financial Justice Citizens for Financial Justice new report – Spotlight on financial justice: understanding global inequalities to overcome financial injustice – is being released on Thursday, 26 September 2019, to coincide with the High Level Dialogue on Financing for Development at the UN. The report was compiled by Citizens for Financial Justice […]

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A WEEK IN WHICH THE WORLD WARMED TO CHANGE

By Khaled Diab, EEB Since last Friday, millions of protesters around the world have taken to the streets and even infiltrated the corridors of power for a week of sustained protest to demand climate action and sustainability now. Friday 20 September 2019 kicked off the week-long Global Climate Strike or Global Week for the Future, […]

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Standing together for a climate of sustainability

By Khaled Diab, EEB As part of the global climate strike on Friday 20 September, hundreds of protesters in the EU district in Brussels stood together to form the words ‘climate’, ‘equality’ and ‘voice’ to send a symbolic message to European Union leaders. At the culmination of the march in the Belgian and EU capital, […]

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SDG Watch Europe Open Letter : Urgent Need and Opportunity for New Commission to put Sustainable Development Goals Centre-Stage By the Steering Group of the SDG Watch Europe

Dear Commission President-elect, Dear Commissioners designate, Today, four years ago, on 25 September 2015, the United Nations member states adopted the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an urgent call to action to take bold and transformative steps to shift the world onto a sustainable and resilient path. Four years after this path-breaking […]

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Menorca. The place where the Sustainable Development Goals are translated through the Agricultural Stewardship

By GOB Menorca On Tuesday, 30 July 2019, Turmadèn des Capità was the scenario of a soulful event with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of sustainable agricultural management, while enjoying some art in the field, live music and gastronomy. A hundred people arrived at sunset at this organic farm, which has an […]

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Why von der Leyen must put rights at core of business

By Phil Bloomer and Claudia Saller “A Europe that takes the lead on the major challenges of our time”. This was the ringing phrase that incoming European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, used to underline her ambition in her 24-page ‘My Agenda for Europe’ to gain the votes of members of the European Parliament. […]

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Fiscal policy is key to achieving SDGs and avoiding “climate apartheid”

By Philip Alston & Nikki Reisch Delivering on the SDG’s promise to reduce economic inequality requires progressive taxation and effective enforcement to ensure wealthy businesses and individuals follow global rules, pay their fair share, and bear responsibility for their role in the climate crisis. Inequality topped the agenda at the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on […]

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