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  • 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 the formal accusations but embracing […]

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  • 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), to join the day. The […]

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  • ECOLISE elects new Council, agrees participatory evaluation process

    Over 70 people from across the ECOLISE network gathered online in mid April 2021 for the organisation’s annual General Assembly. After an opening session which included a whistle stop tour of members’ activities, the meeting brought to light significant challenges and conflict within the organisation. The following documents were formally approved: the 2020 Activity report; […]

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  • What legal challenges do Ecovillages, the Permaculture and Transition Town movements face?

    ECOLISE is working with a Europe-wide survey to map the legal challenges and successes related to construction, ownership and administration of Ecovillages and Permaculture and Transition Town initiatives. Many such  community-led initiatives encounter administrative and bureaucratic hurdles in the course of their work. These obstacles impede their unique role in promoting sustainability solutions, for example […]

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  • ECOLISE is recruiting!

    ECOLISE is seeking candidates for three positions: Social Media Officer, Administrative Office and Project Manager. All positions are internet-based and independent of location, but with possibilities to work from the ECOLISE Office in Brussels. The positions are all part time, either 40% or 60% Full Time Equivalent. Applications are invited by 20h CET 25th February […]

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