• ECOLISE and Local Futures are partnering up to celebrate the World Localization day

    Join us to celebrate ecological economies, communities, and local food! ECOLISE and Local Futures are partnering up to celebrate World Localization day. We will host a Communities For Future session on the topic on the 22nd of June, 3-16.30CEST: The power of localization: exploring transformative community-led initiatives  Local Futures invites everyone

  • ECOLISE General Assembly 2022: Community, Connection and Resilience

    The ECOLISE General Assembly (GA) 2022 took place on Friday 20 May 2022. 75 participants from the ECOLISE team, Council and member organisations attended the one-day virtual event, facilitated by Erika Zárate and with French interpretation provided by Julian Gaillard and Yves Abanda.   “What would it mean to win?” In

  • ECOLISE is recruiting a Social Media and Communications Officer!

    ECOLISE is seeking a Social Media and Communications Officer to raise the profile of community-led action on climate change and sustainability in Europe. Read on for more details on how to apply.  Are you committed to demonstrating the critical role that bottom-up, community-led action can play in creating positive change?

  • ECOLISE TO DEVELOP A SAFEGUARDING POLICY AND A DIVERSITY PLAN

    ECOLISE TO DEVELOP A SAFEGUARDING POLICY AND A DIVERSITY PLAN ECOLISE is starting an intense process of developing our organisational culture with the support of external expertise. ECOLISE acknowledges tensions based on sexism and racism that have led to the departure of some team members and some network members expressing

  • Showcase your Smart rural solution

    ARE YOU WORKING ON A GREAT RURAL SOLUTION?  OR LOOKING TO WORK ON A SMALL PROJECT? ECOLISE has been participating in a project with E40 collecting innovative solutions that promote sustainability in rural areas. Please contact us if you have a “smart rural solution” worth being showcased! E40 is offering

  • ECOLISE is recruiting!

    ECOLISE is now at an exciting but challenging stage in its development. We are on an ongoing transformation journey to address challenges, build the team and develop our organizational structures and practices. Are you committed to demonstrating the critical role that bottom-up, community-led action can play in creating positive change?

  • ECOLISE joins #30yearsLEADER celebration

    ECOLISE recently joined the celebrations to mark 30 years of the EU LEADER programme. Former Council member and policy intern, Amelie Krug, represented the network at the event and spoke on the panel of ‘Future Leaders’. Amelie drew attention to ECOLISE’s new action programme, Communities for Future, which is an

  • ECOLISE EGA approves 2021 workplan, budget, new members & Co-President

    ECOLISE’s first electronic and extraordinary General Assembly concluded Monday 5th July with the announcement of the results of the voting. All the documents which were presented to ECOLISE members on Thursday 1st July were approved by electronic voting. They included the 2021 Workplan and Budget, changes to the ECOLISE statutes

  • ECOLISE Council issues statement regarding the Appeals Board review of the ‘Report on Allegations of Gross Misconduct’

    The ECOLISE Council issued the following statement to members on 31st May 2021. ECOLISE Council decision regarding the Appeals Board review of the “Report on Allegations of Gross Misconduct” Part 1 – Appeals Board Systemic Analysis The Council wishes to acknowledge the multilayered conflict among ECOLISE contributors, not limited to

  • ECOLISE & partners launch the 5th European Day of Sustainable Communities

    Transformation through local community climate action A diverse European network of grassroots movements and organisations today launched the 5th European Day of Sustainable Communities (EDSC). They made a special call to young people, who a recent survey shows are more concerned about climate change than the threat of infectious disease(1),