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A Morning To Stamp Out Inequalities

A Morning To Stamp Out Inequalities

By Marie-Amélie Brun, EEB Inequalities are everywhere and they are growing. Activists organised a guerrilla action at the European Development Days to ask for political actions! META followed them around and here’s what happened.  On 18 June 2019, activists fighting for equality in the EU and around the world gathered at the European Development Days […]

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Europe’s Deepening Inequalities Are Leaving Too Many Behind

By Khaled Diab, EEB Despite the European Union’s commitment to ‘leave no one behind’, millions of people in Europe are falling victim to widening inequalities, a newly released EU-wide report concludes. Meanwhile, European governments are not doing enough to bridge the chasm. On Tuesday 18 June, ‘Falling through the cracks: Exposing inequalities in the European Union and beyond’, […]

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Fossil fuel support is rising again in a threat to climate change efforts

By the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Fossil-fuel subsidies are environmentally harmful, costly, and distortive. After a 3 years downward trend between 2013 and 2016, government support for fossil fuel production and use has risen again, in a threat to efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and the transition to cleaner […]

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Sustained Pressure For A Sustainable Europe

By Khaled Diab, EEB Civil society organisations from across Europe are urging European Union leaders to make sustainable development the golden thread running through all EU policies. European Union leaders are due to hold a summit in Brussels on 20-21 June 2019 where they will hammer out the EU’s strategic agenda for the coming five […]

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Newsletter from the SDG Watch Europe network – JUNE 2019

See our full newsletter here.  EDITORIAL: Towards a sustainable future: Time for bold and courageous political leadership Statement on the European Elections 2019 Europe’s failure to stamp out inequalities – by EEB & GCAP The Spring 2019 Climate Alliance South America Tour – Supporting climate justice with indigenous partners – by Climate Alliance Do you want to learn more […]

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Europe’s failure to stamp out inequalities

By Khaled Diab, EEB & Tanja Gohlert, GCAP Despite the European Union’s commitment to leave no one behind, millions of people in Europe are falling victim to widening inequalities, according to a new major EU-wide report – ‘Falling through the cracks: Exposing inequalities in Europe and beyond’. The report will be launched on 18 June […]

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Do you want to learn more about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals?

A new game tests your knowledge about the SDGs and takes you on a treasure hunt through downtown Brussels. By KHALED DIAB, EEB Although the United Nations set the Sustainable Development Goals back in 2015, awareness about and knowledge of them amongst European citizens is patchy. Almost nine out of 10 EU citizens have either […]

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The Spring 2019 Climate Alliance South America Tour – Supporting climate justice with indigenous partners

By Climate Alliance In March and April 2019, a Climate Alliance delegation undertook a tour in Ecuador, Peru and Brazil in support of indigenous partners and partnerships. We are happy to share the experiences of Climate Alliance President and Mayor of Cologne Andreas Wolter, Climate Alliance Executive Director Thomas Brose and Climate Alliance Austria Executive […]

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Towards a sustainable future: Time for bold and courageous political leadership

Statement on the European Elections 2019 by the SDG Watch Europe Citizens of the European Union have voted for a new political leadership, and the turnout was higher than at any time in the past 25 years. This high turnout and the overwhelming support for strongly pro-European and progressive parties shows that the people of […]

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