• Request for services: Expert(s) in Water & Sanitation

    Applications are invited from 10th July to 25th August 2023. ECOLISE is currently looking for an Expert on Water & Sanitation, preferably with work experience in Indonesia or knowledge of the country, to support the implementation of activities of the EU-funded Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities (CRIC) project. ECOLISE is

  • Request for services: Expert in Bioregional Governance

    Applications are invited from 10th July to 25th August 2023. ECOLISE is currently looking for an Expert on Bioregional Governance, preferably with work experience in Asia or knowledge of the country, to support the implementation of activities of the EU-funded Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities (CRIC) project. ECOLISE is the

  • We are working on a new website

    Our apologies for the outdated content! We are working on a new website that will be launched in Fall 2023. In the meantime, you can navigate the old site or check our work at ECOLISE’s action program www.communitiesforfuture.org  

  • Wrap-up of ECOLISE’s 2022 Policy Stakeholder Event

    Community-led initiatives and the European Green Deal: towards transformative local development policies ECOLISE has been in conversation with members and partners during a consultation process around 10 theses towards transformative community-led local development. The aim? To trigger conversations – and to arrive at a shared policy position on transformative local

  • From Community Action to Policy Change: 3 Key Takeaways from ECOLISE’s 2022 Policy Positioning Process

    Humanity is facing a deep and multifaceted social-ecological crisis. Only with radical transformations of our values, institutions and behaviours can we begin to create a world based on social equity that allows for a good life for people and the planet. A community-led transformation of society can contribute to bringing

  • Climate Campaigners

    Cities unite against climate change via an interactive app

    This article is adapted from an article originally published by ICLEI Europe. Saving the climate is not just an issue for politics and business. Only if we all change our habits and behaviour sustainably will we have a future worth living. This is the idea behind the new, interactive Climate Campaigners

  • 28/11/2022 – Community-led initiatives and the European Green Deal: towards transformational local development policies

    On 28 November 2022, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in collaboration with ECOLISE will host ECOLISE’s main policy stakeholder event, Community-led initiatives and the European Green Deal: towards transformational local development policies, to hold conversations on about the role of communities and EU

  • 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

  • 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

  • Request for services: Fundraising Strategy Expert

    Applications are invited until 8th November 2022 ECOLISE is looking for an external expert/consultant to work on a temporary basis (5-6 months) on fundraising and strategy development. Potential candidates should have a minimum of 5 years experience working in this area with NGOs or networks and a demonstrated capacity to