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Photo exhibition “African Friends” in Greece

Photo exhibition “African Friends” in Greece

By Vanessa Agapie, Hellenic Platform for Development International Organization “World Without Wars and Violence” presented the photo exhibition “African Friends” at the Cosmopolis 2018 cultural festival in Kavala (19-22/7), with photos from the missions of members in Africa. Members of the “World Without Wars and Violence” realized missions to Africa from 2001 to 2008. They […]

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Thinking outside the box to spark interest in the SDGs

By Elisabeth Staudt, German NGO Forum on Environment and Development In June, Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung (FUE)/German NGO Forum on Environment and Development took advantage of the wonderful weather and the upcoming football world championship to try out new creative approaches to engage citizens on the Sustainable Development Goals. On June 8th the team of […]

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HOPE 2030 – Greece

By Vanessa Agapie, Hellenic Platform for Development On 22/4/2018, the Hellenic Platform implemented its first major public event on Global Goals and launched the campaign “Fight Inequalities” in Greece. The first idea of the event was coordinated by 4 organizations: the Hellenic Platform for Development, ActionAid Hellas, Victoria Square Project and the World Human Forum. […]

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We need to accelerate the transition towards a fair and ecological society, according to IFOP-Association 4D poll

By Vaia Tuuhia and Carole-Anne Sénit, Association 4D Question replied on the graphic: Would you say that the situation on your chosen goals has got better, stayed the same, or got worse over the past 12 months? French people strive for a peaceful society IFOP has conducted a poll for Association 4D in partnership with the […]

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Hungarian NGOs establish a roundtable on SDG implementation

By Klara Hajdu, CEEweb for Biodiversity Establishing a structured dialogue between the government and social partners on SDG implementation is the main objective of the Hungarian NGO roundtable on SDGs, which was established last year. Eleven Hungarian NGOs from various sectors came then together to establish the NGO roundtable, which apart from the communicating with […]

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How the SDGs are being highjacked and what to do about it

By Marie-Luise Abshagen, German NGO Forum on Environment and Development The use of the SDGs as a reference in the political discourse has more or less become quite a mainstream thing to do. We can see this in domestic policies, on the EU level as well as in international processes. This can be a good […]

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Steve Bannon plans foundation to fuel far right in Europe

By Jamie Doward, the Guardian Former White House chief adviser says he wants to rival to George Soros’s influence Steve Bannon has announced plans to establish a foundation in Europe that he hopes will fuel the spread of rightwing populism across the continent. Donald Trump’s former chief advisor in the White House told the Daily […]

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Sustainable development: new steps forward for a stronger collaboration between the UN Economic Commission for Europe and Civil Society

By Marion Steff, European Disability Forum The UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Secretary General Olga Algayerova of Slovakia met with the ECE Regional Civil Society Mechanism (RCEM) on the first day of the High Level Political Forum in New York. EDF is an active member of the RCEM, as we coordinate the Constituency of […]

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