• New recruitment: Communications role

    Applications are invited from 4th October to 25th October 2022. Are you committed to demonstrating the critical role that bottom-up, community-led action can play in creating positive change? Do you have the resilience and imagination to work with our team, Council, and network members to shape and coordinate a fast-evolving

  • Local action and no more unlimited growth: ECOLISE at the European Rural Parliament, ERP 2022

    ECOLISE took part in the European Rural Parliament (ERP) in Kielce, Poland, from 12 – 15 September, hosting a Climate Conversation Café in cooperation with Forum Synergies on “The European Green Deal: What’s in it for community-led initiatives”, as well as organising two workshops. 350 people from around 40 countries

  • Request for services: PEOPLE CARE COACH (HR)

    Applications are invited until 1st November 2022 ECOLISE is currently looking for an external expert/consultant on a temporary basis (5-6 months)  in People Care (HR), with a minimum of 5 years of experience working with NGOs in this area, to advise on and support the current safeguarding and organizational transformation

  • Request for services: Coaching in Governance Transformation

    Applications are invited from 27th September to 1st November 2022 ECOLISE is looking for an external expert/consultant on a temporary basis (5-6 months) in Governance Transformation, with a minimum 5 years of experience working with NGOs or networks in this area, to advise on and support the current organizational transformation

  • Join us in designing the policies for the communities of tomorrow.

    Community-led initiatives as catalysts for societal transformation Community-led initiatives across Europe and elsewhere are actively envisioning, creating and living within alternatives that strive for sustainability, equality and social justice. They represent promising working models of how a sustainable and fair society under current global circumstances might look. Yet these initiatives

  • How can we make regional and local development policies which support transformational change – driven by communities – a reality on the ground? Join us to make the voice of communities heard at EU policy levels!

    We at ECOLISE think it is time to bring a stronger voice of community-led initiatives into EU policy more strongly. Together with partners, we aim to make a call for truly transformational regional and local development policies, which enable a wide-spread community-led response to the ecological crisis. ECOLISE has done

  • Request for services: Facilitation of policy positioning process & training on community-led initiatives and the European Green Deal

    ECOLISE is seeking an external service provider to support the design of a consultation and co-creation process, and provide facilitation, training and expert support in policy positioning and advocacy for grassroots initiatives dedicated to climate and environmental action at EU levels:   “Towards a joint policy positioning of ECOLISE and

  • The European Day of Sustainable Communities 2022

    Addressing the climate and biodiversity crises in Europe calls for innovation and collective action. Around the world, young people are leading climate action and social justice movements in their communities. This year, coinciding with the European Year of Youth, the 6th European Day of Sustainable Communities, #EDSC2022, provides a platform

  • 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