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  • ECOLISE General Assembly shows the strength of communities at a time of crisis

    Over 50 people from across Europe gathered online at the annual ECOLISE General Assembly recently, in a remarkable show of social connection at the height of an unprecedented global crisis. “The pandemic accentuates that what we have been doing for the last five years is gaining relevance all the time,” said Eamon O’Hara, executive director. […]

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  • An intern’s take on ECOLISE – flexible, caring, experimental

    Lilian Seidler recently brought her can-do attitude, good humour, intelligence and creativity to the ECOLISE team for an action-packed internship. Here she tells us how she found the experience: My Master’s degree in peace and conflict studies at the Phillips-University of Marburg required me to do a three month international internship in a foreign country. […]

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  • Call open! Join Barcelona UrbanA Arena ‘Justice Challenges in Urban Sustainability’, 4-5 June

    Are you passionate about justice and sustainability in cities? Are you happy to step outside your comfort zone? On 4-5 June the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is hosting the second UrbanA Arena.  Join the UrbanA community of practice for a challenging event. There are 15 places open, with […]

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  • ECOLISE joins Irish climate justice seminar

    ECOLISE communications coordinator Iva Pocock recently attended a seminar in Ballinasloe, Co Galway, entitled ‘Towards Climate Justice, exploring community work and human rights perspectives on climate justice’. Organised by Community Work Ireland (CWI), which works for social change that will contribute to the creation of a just, sustainable and equal society, the event drew community […]

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  • Meeting in German community focusses on upscaling ecovillage solutions

    Participants in the Ecovillage Transition in Action project recently gathered in Schloss Tempelhof community in Germany  to continue to develop a methodology for upscaling ecovillage solutions. Funded by ERASMUS+, the project looks at solutions and best practices applied in ecovillages and their cousin community-led initiatives to address complex social problems. The meeting brought together representatives […]

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