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#Act4SDGs – Netherlands – “The Netherlands in the next gear – Adopt an SDG live”

#Act4SDGs – Netherlands – “The Netherlands in the next gear – Adopt an SDG live”

By Chantal Van den Bossche, WECF WECF and Building Change organised the event “The Netherlands in the next gear – Adopt an SDG live” on 27 September in the Koorenhuis in The Hague. The purpose was to answer “How can we bring the Netherlands into the next gear to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?”. These […]

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#Act4SDGs – Dublin: Rally hears calls for greater progress by Ireland on UN goals

By Caitriona Rogerson, Irish Environmental Network In Dublin, campaigner rallied together on the Global Day of Action, 25 September, in the city centre to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals and Ireland’s efforts to implement them. The event was organised by All Together in Dignity Ireland, in conjunction with members of the DEAR project Make Europe […]

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Let’s Make Romania and Europe Sustainable for All

By Loredana Giuglea, World Vision Romania World Vision Romania and the Romanian NGDO Platform organised a National Seminar to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the adoption of Agenda 2030. The Photovoice Album of children from World Vision Romania Consultative Councils was launched on this occasion. The Photovoice includes photos which portray children’s perspective on the […]

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What would the world be like if we had no prejudice of each other based on where we were born and what we looked like?

By Asociación La Bolina Ibriham Sow, asylum seeker from Guinea Conakry, asked this question during a video co-creation workshop on SDG #10 Reduced Inequalities; which inspired 20 migrants, refugees and locals to make a film on fighting prejudice and celebrating diversity in Granada, Spain. This was one of the 12 activities in Refugee Week Granada […]

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Breaking the human rights gridlock by embracing the Sustainable Development Goals

By Ted Piccone April 17, 2018 The dangers of a growing global divergence on human rights, with the rise of authoritarian powers, might be avoided by embracing the global consensus of rights-based development encompassed in the SDGs. On balance, the international agenda for human rights is in deep trouble. From a geopolitical standpoint, the United States […]

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Manifesto for a Sustainable Europe for its Citizens

By the SDG Watch Europe and a broader coalition of CSOs The foundation of the European Union is one of the most impressive peace projects in modern history. A region was created proclaiming human dignity, respect for human rights, freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law as its core values. Along with maintaining lasting […]

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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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