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The Cultural Dimension of Sustainable Development is essential for the achievement of 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Cultural Dimension of Sustainable Development is essential for the achievement of 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

By ICOMOS and UCLG Building on the commitments of #culture2015goal, the members of this campaign have taken the occasion of the UN SDGs Summit that took place in New York on 24-25 September 2019 as a perfect opportunity to re-energise the campaign, now updated as #culture2030goal. The new report entitled: “Culture in the Implementation of […]

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MEPs’ commitment driving the re-establishment of the EP Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’

By EBCD Celebrating 25 years of sharing knowledge and experience with EU policymakers, the Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development’ constitutes one of the longest-standing and respected Intergroups in the European Parliament, focused on finding sustainable solutions to some of the greatest challenges of our times.  Highlighting the added value of such a […]

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How can NGOs connect and engage more with social movements?

By Deirdre de Burca, FORUS The political slogan “power to the people” is currently playing out across many countries across the globe. In Europe and worldwide, social movements are manifesting and becoming active. Ordinary people are taking to the streets, articulating their concerns, calling for action and using various forms of protest to try to […]

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Fair Trade European Parliament Breakfast

By Marina Sarli, Fair Trade Hellas  Fair Trade Hellas was one of several CSOs joining the annual Fair Trade European Breakfast with MEPs at the European Parliament. On 10 October, a group of Members of European Parliament (MEPs), members of civil society organisations and Fair Trade producer organisations and networks gathered in the Members Salon […]

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Partners’ Meeting “Make Europe Sustainable for All” in Athens

By Evita Paraskevopoulou, Hellenic Platform for Development The annual meeting of the Make Europe Sustainable for All (MESA) project took place 22-24 October 2019 in Greece. The Hellenic Platform for Development represents Greece in this three-year project, which combines the experience of 25 partners from international and European networks, representing over 2,500 civil society organizations. […]

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The Green New Deal as a driver for the European Union’s implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

By Deirdre de Burca and Leida Rijnhout, members of the SDG Watch Europe Steering Group Following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by UN member states in September 2015, the European Commission slowly started to develop its own ideas and actions for how the Union – a unique, regional, political system – […]

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Implementing the SDGs at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses

By the Global University Network for Innovation On October 4th 2019, the Global University Network for Innovation’s Group of Experts presented its second publication devoted to the implementation of SDGs at Higher Education Institutions, in a public event at the Ateneu Barcelonès in Barcelona. More than 85 people attended the event, which promised to be […]

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MY HANDPRINT, MY COMMITMENT

By Association 4D From 20-25 September, Association 4d organised a fantastic street action to commemorate the 4th anniversary of the SDGs. More than 5,000 people put their handprint on our SDGs wall, a participative street-art performance in the center of Paris. Our motto? “J’empreinte, je m’engage”, meaning “My handprint, my commitment”. We did not only […]

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