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European Footprints initiative & #WhatDoYouCareAbout”Storybook

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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2019 Europe Sustainable Development Report

By SDSN and IEEP The 2019 Europe Sustainable Development Report is the first independent quantitative report on the progress of the European Union and its member states towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report was prepared by teams of independent experts at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Institute for European Environmental Policy […]

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NATIONAL MULTI-SECTORAL COALITIONS TOOL

By SDG Watch Europe In order to better support national civil society organisations from different sectors to come together and collaborate more effectively on the monitoring of the correct implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG Watch Europe has developed a new tool available at https://www.sdgwatcheurope.org/national-coalitions/. Since the first national exchange organised in February […]

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Poland: Peer to peer education for more sustainable food – it’s worth it/it works!

By Anna Dańkowska, The Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe Climate change and degradation of the environment are topics to which young people are especially sensitive. The global movement Fridays for Future is engaging plenty of youth, who demand better care for our world. It’s hard to deny that young people are becoming more […]

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The Netherlands: Toxic free fashion solutions at the Utrecht Fair Fashion Festival

BY CHANTAL VAN DEN BOSSCHE, WECF On October 5th we held a session at the Fair Fashion Festival. The festival was organized by Young & Fair, an organization that tries to influence the consumption behaviour of young people by sharing knowledge about sustainable consumption. During our session, Toxic Free Fashion Solutions, we shed light on […]

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