A Global Just Transition that leaves no one behind…EU borders
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A Global Just Transition that leaves no one behind…EU borders

“Developing countries produce raw materials and agricultural products for the Global North, often at the expense of local indigenous communities and small farmers. Lithium, crops, grains, are often produced by them at the cost of indigenous and local communities. They export crude oil but must buy gasoline.” Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme…

Civil society organisations strategize on a social and ecological transition ahead of the 2024 European Elections
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Civil society organisations strategize on a social and ecological transition ahead of the 2024 European Elections

As the EU prepares for the upcoming European Parliament elections, representatives from diverse civil society organisations (CSOs) across Europe came together to discuss emerging issues and narratives for Europe to ensure a just social and ecological transition. The Civil Society Forum is a space for CSOs and other stakeholders from across Europe to come together and exchange views on the…

Civil Society Meets in Brussels for Dialogue on Shaping Europe’s Green Future with Policymakers
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Civil Society Meets in Brussels for Dialogue on Shaping Europe’s Green Future with Policymakers

More than 60 civil society organisations (CSOs) from across Europe and beyond met in Brussels for the fifth edition of the “Civil Society Forum for Sustainability: Shaping the European Green Deal” on the 26th and 27th of June 2023. Over the course of two days, CSOs with an interest in the just transition, deliberative democracy,…

Civil society organisations work together to develop a spotlight report on Sustainable Development Goals
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Civil society organisations work together to develop a spotlight report on Sustainable Development Goals

As the EU prepares to publish its European Voluntary Review of the SDGs (EUVR), representatives of civil society organisations (CSOs) from a broad range of sectors across Europe came together to assess Europe’s SDG progress by contributing to the finalisation of a civil society spotlight report. More than 40 civil society organisations from across Europe…

Can Europe lead a Just Transition? – Thematic publication
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Can Europe lead a Just Transition? – Thematic publication

Strengthening social justice in the European Green Deal by using European Pillar of Social Rights indicators The European Green Deal (EGD), the EU’s strategy to reach climate neutrality by 2050, is meant to be guided by the principles and rights of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR). However, the social dimension of the European Green Deal is not…

Education Policy Pills: Experience SOLIDAR Foundation’s first game tracing the development of EU policy on Education for Environmental Sustainability
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Education Policy Pills: Experience SOLIDAR Foundation’s first game tracing the development of EU policy on Education for Environmental Sustainability

SOLIDAR Foundation proudly presents its newest policy brief in a gamified format. As the Council of the EU is approaching to make a decision on a Council Recommendation for learning for environmental sustainability, SOLIDAR Foundation wishes to track the process that led to this momentous achievement in education policymaking while supporting our members and partners…

ESRM Synthesis Report: Enabling Space and Economic and Social Rights in Covid-19 times
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ESRM Synthesis Report: Enabling Space and Economic and Social Rights in Covid-19 times

This Synthesis Report brings together the main findings of the Economic and Social Rights monitoring reports (ESRM): sub-regional and country monitors published throughout 2020 by the SOLIDAR Network’s Members and partners.  The geographic scope of the reports covered Central America, the Andean Region and the following countries: Burkina Faso, Cambodia, El Salvador, Honduras, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Niger and Senegal….

ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RIGHTS REPORT – THAILAND
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ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RIGHTS REPORT – THAILAND

Although the pro-democracy movement has reached an unprecedented scale in Thailand, political participation is not without risk, given the ongoing restrictions on fundamental political and social rights such as freedom of association and freedom of expression. There also remains a lack of enforcement for decent work standards and practices, and the context of extreme inequality which has become even more…

Just Transition for a Sustainable Future
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Just Transition for a Sustainable Future

Between the 15th and 16th of June, the 14th edition of the European Development Days (EDDs) will take place. The theme of this year’s edition is “The Green Deal for a Sustainable Future”.  Ahead of the EDDs, SOLIDAR members met within the Just Transition Academy to discuss about the measures to adopt to ensure that the implementation of the Green Deal is socially just, inclusive, fair and promotes gender equality. According to SOLIDAR, for this to happen, there is…