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Reclaiming EU research and innovation as a public good

Reclaiming EU research and innovation as a public good

By Jill McArdle, Global Health Advocates EU-funded research and innovation has enormous potential to deliver a sustainable and equitable future, yet we have fundamentally distorted its purpose, prioritising innovation for commercialisation over innovation for society’s needs, writes Jill McArdle. What is research and innovation for? Most would respond that it is for pursuing scientific excellence, […]

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Newsletter from the SDG Watch Europe network –  JAN 2019

View this newsletter in your browser EWL: Our manifesto for a feminist Europe Towards a Clean Environment Together – WECF Towards a just transition: reconciling climate action with the fight against inequalities – Association 4D  Considerations on linking Urban Agendas and the SDGs – Ökosoziales Forum Wien Latvian case study on SDGs and VNR – LAPAS LATEST POLICY UPDATES […]

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Latvian case study on SDGs and VNR

By Inese Vaivare, LAPAS The Latvian Platform for Development Cooperation (LAPAS) has been working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since 2014, when the stakeholder involvement in the post-2015 process took place. In 2014, LAPAS established the working group on the SDGs within the platform uniting active NGOs, UNESCO NC, and academia. This group aims […]

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Considerations on linking Urban Agendas and the SDGs

By René Hartinger, Ökosoziales Forum Wien The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with it’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals is the most important and most widely known agenda for a sustainable transformation of our societies and our global system. Explained in the shortest possible way (that I can think of), it leads a way into a […]

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Towards a just transition: reconciling climate action with the fight against inequalities

By Association 4D Today, the nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement are leading us towards a global warming of around 3.2°C. According to a recent UN report, a tripling of efforts may be needed to keep warming to below 2°C, a goal formulated in the Paris Agreement and in the 2030 Global Agenda for […]

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Towards a Clean Environment Together – WECF

By WECF Netherlands On 19 November 2018, WECF the Netherlands co-organised an expert meeting in The Hague with the national ‘Building Change coalition’. We discussed the next steps that need to be taken in the Netherlands to reduce our ecological footprint, limit global warming and contribute to reaching the SDGs internationally. The opening remarks by […]

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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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