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Meet the Winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP24

Meet the Winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP24

By WECF On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we held our inagural Gender Just Climate Solutions Award and publication launch at the climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland. The IPCC report have made us all aware of that time is of the essence if we are to avoid future global warming […]

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Active for the SDGs – new tool and campaign for municipalities and citizens

By Sara Schmitt Pacífico, Climate Alliance A good life is simple – campaign Cities and towns are where life really happens. How can this life be made into a good life? Both for individuals and entire communities? In our campaign “A good life is simple”, we showcase positive examples and offer new ways for you […]

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AGS 2019: Increase in social rights and participation but more needed to rebalance economic and social goals! – EAPN STATEMENT ON THE ANNUAL GROWTH SURVEY

By European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Today the European Commission adopted the Annual Growth Survey 2019 (AGS) as part of the Autumn Package. EAPN is actively engaging in the ‘European Semester,’ at EU and national level, as the main EU process for economic and social coordination in order to achieve a reduction in poverty, social exclusion […]

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The SCAN-tool: A new way to explore links between climate action and SDGs

By Frauke Röser (NewClimate Institute), Sofia Gonzales-Zuñiga (NewClimate Institute) and James Rawlins (ECN) In 2015, leaders from the member states of the United Nations agreed on objectives to shift all economies and societies toward sustainable and decarbonised development through the adoption of the Agenda 2030 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement […]

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A positive post-growth future is possible and needed

By Nick Meynen, EEB When 238 economists wrote an open letter calling on policymakers in Europe to end policies that aim for GDP growth, it was published by media in 16 countries across Europe. In the same week, the European Parliament hosted a major conference on post-growth, with the support from 8 MEPs from 5 […]

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EU must seize opportunity to adopt new political vision and give global leadership on sustainable development

Says leading EU CSO coalition SDG Watch Europe in Open Letter to EU Leaders Urgent need for a new political vision for EU In advance of the planned European Council summit in December (14th & 15th), a leading European civil society network SDG Watch Europe  has issued an open letter to EU Leaders highlighting the […]

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Newsletter from the SDG Watch Europe network –  NOV 2018

View this newsletter in your browser EDITORIAL: The unbearable burden of inequalities (or the 2030 agenda as a roadmap to fight inequalities in Europe) Help end the child poverty plaguing Europe Going Beyond Zero Hunger with Good Food for All  SDSN discusses “The SDGs and the Future of Europe” SPAIN: Launch of the 2018 SDG Spanish Cities […]

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The unbearable burden of inequalities (or the 2030 Agenda as a roadmap to fight inequalities in Europe)

by Alissa Ghils and Barbara Caracciolo [The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors] The 2030 Agenda relevance within EU domestic policies Three years after its adoption, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has not yet been fully incorporated in EU domestic policies and it is still considered, largely, as […]

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Launch of the 2018 SDG Spanish Cities Index

By Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Spain / REDS (Red Española para el Desarrollo Sostenible) On 16 October 2018 the Spanish SDSN Network, REDS launched the SDG Spanish Cities Index report showing the progress of 100 Spanish cities towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event included an intervention by the Spanish Minister of Environment […]

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SDSN discusses “The SDGs and the Future of Europe”

By UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) The conference “The SDGs and the Future of Europe”, organized by the European Network for Political Foundations (ENoP) and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) took place in Bonn, Germany on 15 October 2018. More than 130 participants from over 20 European countries attended the conference and public […]

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