MEPs for SDGs launch

#WhatDoYouCareAbout” Stories For a Sustainable Future: Oceans and Earth

By Mirjana, Croatia  Planet Earth is our home and features incredible biodiversity, both on land and in water. We rely on natural resources for food, energy and water, but our careless exploitation of them is causing severe damage to the world’s ecosystem, in the form of deforestation, floods, desertification and global warming. It is crucial […]

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E-course “Strengthening stakeholder engagement for the implementation and review of the 2030 Agenda”

By UN DESA – UNITAR  UN DESA – UNITAR are delighted to announce that another edition of UN DESA – UNITAR e-course, “Strengthening stakeholder engagement for the implementation and review of the 2030 Agenda ” has been launched! This massive open online course (MOOC) is designed to strengthen the capacities of government representatives and stakeholders […]

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Glocalising the SDGs – Moving Together in the Right Direction

By Ana Ivaschiv, Assembly of European Regions (AER) The AER Taskforce on the SDGs organised a panel debate ‘Glocalising the Sustainable Development Goals’ in the context of the AER Autumn Bureau Meeting which took place in Brussels on 5 December 2019. The debate was moderated by AER President Magnus Berntsson, who was joined by experts […]

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European Footprints initiative & #WhatDoYouCareAbout”Storybook

By Young Europeans “European Footprints” is a multimedia project on the Sustainable Development Goals showing young Europeans’ viewpoints on sustainable development: what do young Europeans care about? Mission We strive to raise awareness among all who share European values about the footprints we leave behind and empower them to cultivate a more responsible and sustainable […]

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New ‘Wardrobe Change’ campaign calls for radical textile industry transformation

By Emily Macintosh, EEB More clothing is being produced, consumed, and thrown away than ever before, putting immense pressure on our planet and the industry’s 60 million-strong global workforce. A new campaign, ‘Wardrobe Change,’ launched today by the European Environmental Bureau and 24 civil society groups from across the EU is calling for EU leaders […]

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“Third-place” Inauguration from the perspective of the SDGs

By Association 4D  From 2-8 December 2019, Commitment Week took place in Paris for the second consecutive year. This week dedicated to citizen engagement allowed 700,000 volunteers and 70,000 Parisian associations to present their actions. During this event, 4D inaugurated on 3 December a “Third-place” from the perspective of the SDG’s in Paris. This third […]

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SDG Forum 2019: Quo vadis Austria?

By Lisa Maria Weinberger, SDG Watch Austria/OEKOBUERO – Alliance of the Environmental Movement On 29 November 2019, leading representatives of the political and private sector, academia and civil society came together at the 2nd Austrian SDG Forum 2019 to discuss the progress of the national implementation of the 2030 Agenda. The event was hosted by […]

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New guidance document presents towns and cities with 15 pathways to localise the SDGs

By ICLEI –  Local Governments for Sustainability ICLEI, alongside the City of Aalborg and the Basque Country, recently launched a new publication, which presents towns and cities with 15 pathways they can use to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The publication, which was launched at the European Committee of the Regions during the 2019 […]

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Congratulations! Here are the 2019 Gender Just Climate Solutions award winners

By WECF We are proudly announcing this year’s annual winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. Launched by the Women and Gender Constituency in 2015, the Award honours the fundamental contribution of gender equality and women’s organisations in the fight against climate chaos and demonstrates the necessity to integrate gender equality in all climate […]

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