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1st SDG Dialogue Forum Austria: Building forward better with the 2030 Agenda

1st SDG Dialogue Forum Austria: Building forward better with the 2030 Agenda

By SDG Watch Austria Austrian government officials, civil society and experts discussed current opportunities and challenges of sustainable development caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at the first SDG Dialogue Forum in Austria, jointly organised by the federal administration and civil society representatives (SDG Watch Austria). The first edition of the annual event laid the foundation […]

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European Volunteering Capital 2023

By CEV On 5 December 2021, on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day 2021, CEV announced, during the closing ceremony of the EVCapital Berlin 2021, Trondheim Kommune (Norway) as the European Volunteering Capital 2023. The EVCapital winner announcement shows the local implementation of SDGs through volunteering. Volunteering can help engage people in national planning […]

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On navigating digitalisation and creating alternative narratives

By Forus international Despite restrictions, lockdowns and curfews, millions of people around the world mobilised with intense discussions, agitations and processions, to demand more just, equal and sustainable societies in 2021. All this while witnessing clamp downs on civic freedoms and rights restrictions – both online and offline.  But how did civil society react? This […]

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Building Back Better: Towards achieving SDG 8

By Caritas Europa All across Europe, work still fails to be ‘decent’. Minimum wages that are insufficient to meet basic needs trap many people in in-work poverty. We see increasing forms of non-standard employment that have little to no social protection coverage and a significant informal economy that exposes workers to exploitation. To raise awareness […]

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SDG Watch Europe Online Plenary – 29th Nov. 2021

If you haven’t registered yet, please register here! In response to the Covid-19 crisis, the EU has launched a recovery plan, the Next Generation EU (NGEU) fund, and other sub-instruments to help the EU move out of the Covid-19 crisis. Yet, the SDGs have played little of a role in these recovery plans and in the […]

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SOLIDAR STATEMENT – COP26: Time to Put a Global Just Transition at the Centre!

By SOLIDAR (https://www.solidar.org/en/news/statement-cop26-time-to-put-a-global-just-transition-at-the-centre) SOLIDAR strongly believes in the need and urgency for a transition towards climate neutral and more sustainable societies in Europe and all over the planet. However, we are convinced that the transition will only be successful if accompanied by real commitment and action, a clear timeline, as well as appropriate investment towards achieving social justice and the well-being of people. We also strongly believe that these processes should be done in consultation with civil society and the people […]

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