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  • UrbanA: Open call to share projects on sustainable & just cities!

    This is an open call to all city-makers to share projects that address issues of (un)sustainability and (in)justice in cities. Are you a policy-maker, activist, entrepreneur, intellectual, citizen or otherwise engaged individual interested in making cities better? Are you curious about what others are doing? Please share your knowledge & experience with us and we’ll […]

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  • Futuristic newspaper for MEP candidates envisions a fair and sustainable Europe

    ECOLISE and four other European and International civil society networks have jointly published a fictitious newspaper – The Fair Times – with stories of what could be achieved if transformative policies for a fair and sustainable Europe are adopted and implemented. With a publication date of 9th May 2024, the end of the next term of […]

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  • Community-led action on climate change and sustainability offers real solutions to unprecedented global challenges

    (11 April 2019):- Over 50 representatives of ECOLISE, the European Network for Community-Led Initiatives on Climate Change and Sustainability, have called for European, national and local policy makers to recognise and enable the potential of empowered communities to positively transform society and to help reach ambitious climate and sustainability goals. “ECOLISE members’ vision and commitment […]

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  • ECOLISE member wins ‘Women of the Decade in Sustainable Change’ award

    (26 March 2019):-  May East, CEO of ECOLISE member organisation Gaia Education, has received the ‘Women of the Decade in Sustainable Change’ award at the Women Economic Forum in Portugal. The award is recognition of her work over three decades to promote the role of women in society in vulnerable regions of the Global South at risk […]

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  • Creating sustainable and just cities through Urban Arenas

    (15 February 2019)-: A new European research project, UrbanA – Arenas for sustainable and just cities, was launched by ECOLISE and partners in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany last month. The Urban Arenas will be co-creative spaces designed to generate convincing, specific, and actionable solutions towards sustainable cities that foster deep forms of democracy and citizen […]

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