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NATIONAL MULTI-SECTORAL COALITIONS TOOL

NATIONAL MULTI-SECTORAL COALITIONS TOOL

By SDG Watch Europe In order to better support national civil society organisations from different sectors to come together and collaborate more effectively on the monitoring of the correct implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG Watch Europe has developed a new tool available at https://www.sdgwatcheurope.org/national-coalitions/. Since the first national exchange organised in February […]

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Poland: Peer to peer education for more sustainable food – it’s worth it/it works!

By Anna Dańkowska, The Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe Climate change and degradation of the environment are topics to which young people are especially sensitive. The global movement Fridays for Future is engaging plenty of youth, who demand better care for our world. It’s hard to deny that young people are becoming more […]

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The Netherlands: Toxic free fashion solutions at the Utrecht Fair Fashion Festival

BY CHANTAL VAN DEN BOSSCHE, WECF On October 5th we held a session at the Fair Fashion Festival. The festival was organized by Young & Fair, an organization that tries to influence the consumption behaviour of young people by sharing knowledge about sustainable consumption. During our session, Toxic Free Fashion Solutions, we shed light on […]

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The Cultural Dimension of Sustainable Development is essential for the achievement of 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

By ICOMOS and UCLG Building on the commitments of #culture2015goal, the members of this campaign have taken the occasion of the UN SDGs Summit that took place in New York on 24-25 September 2019 as a perfect opportunity to re-energise the campaign, now updated as #culture2030goal. The new report entitled: “Culture in the Implementation of […]

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MEPs’ commitment driving the re-establishment of the EP Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’

By EBCD Celebrating 25 years of sharing knowledge and experience with EU policymakers, the Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development’ constitutes one of the longest-standing and respected Intergroups in the European Parliament, focused on finding sustainable solutions to some of the greatest challenges of our times.  Highlighting the added value of such a […]

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How can NGOs connect and engage more with social movements?

By Deirdre de Burca, FORUS The political slogan “power to the people” is currently playing out across many countries across the globe. In Europe and worldwide, social movements are manifesting and becoming active. Ordinary people are taking to the streets, articulating their concerns, calling for action and using various forms of protest to try to […]

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Fair Trade European Parliament Breakfast

By Marina Sarli, Fair Trade Hellas  Fair Trade Hellas was one of several CSOs joining the annual Fair Trade European Breakfast with MEPs at the European Parliament. On 10 October, a group of Members of European Parliament (MEPs), members of civil society organisations and Fair Trade producer organisations and networks gathered in the Members Salon […]

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Partners’ Meeting “Make Europe Sustainable for All” in Athens

By Evita Paraskevopoulou, Hellenic Platform for Development The annual meeting of the Make Europe Sustainable for All (MESA) project took place 22-24 October 2019 in Greece. The Hellenic Platform for Development represents Greece in this three-year project, which combines the experience of 25 partners from international and European networks, representing over 2,500 civil society organizations. […]

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