Briefing Paper 99 – Leave no woman behind: a European regulation for a gender-responsive recovery
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Briefing Paper 99 – Leave no woman behind: a European regulation for a gender-responsive recovery

November 25, 2021 The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities, including gender inequalities. Indeed, the socio-economic consequences of the crisis have had – among other effects – a detrimental impact on women’s participation in the labour market. Moreover, the pandemic has given an unprecedented push to the spread of teleworking, which also had significant repercussions…

COP26: Time to Put a Global Just Transition at the Centre!
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COP26: Time to Put a Global Just Transition at the Centre!

November 8, 2021 SOLIDAR strongly believes in the need and urgency for a transition towards climate neutral and more sustainable societies in Europe and all over the planet. However, we are convinced that the transition will only be successful if accompanied by real commitment and action, a clear timeline, as well as appropriate investment towards achieving social justice and the well-being of people. We also strongly believe that these processes should be done in consultation with civil society and the people…

EUROPEAN CIVIC ACADEMY: Challenges & Good Practices for Multistakeholder Alliance-Building
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EUROPEAN CIVIC ACADEMY: Challenges & Good Practices for Multistakeholder Alliance-Building

October 19, 2021 The last session of the 2021 European Civic Academy is coming up soon! The event was launched by the European Civic Forum in 2016 to connect and build bridges between civil society and academic agendas, to provide space for civil society actors to discuss with academics and identify priorities and possibilities for collaborations related…

Policy Paper – The Commodification of Education and the Prevalence of For-Profit Education Stakeholders: Education for all or education for profit?
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Policy Paper – The Commodification of Education and the Prevalence of For-Profit Education Stakeholders: Education for all or education for profit?

On World Teachers’ Day, SOLIDAR Foundation celebrates all those who are educating learners to adapt to their current society. The teaching profession is providing one of the most essential rights that all should have, one without which it is hard for any individual to reach self-determination and fully enjoy all inalienable rights. Though much is…

Briefing Note – Education for Environmental Sustainability
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Briefing Note – Education for Environmental Sustainability

SOLIDAR Foundation is launching its Briefing Note on Education for Environmental Sustainability which aims to highlight the connections between the several ongoing initiatives at the EU level regarding EES and GCE, to support our members and partners’ advocacy actions for improving the policy making around the topic. This occurs in the framework of SOLIDAR Foundation’s work on GCE, working on advocacy towards the mainstreaming of Education for Environmental Sustainability…

Korčula School 2021: Building partnerships for Just Transition & Gender Equality
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Korčula School 2021: Building partnerships for Just Transition & Gender Equality

September 1, 2021 “To counter the climate and environmental emergency, structural changes to our economies and to the ways we live, produce, consume, travel and work are necessary and urgent. Such restructuring should address the current social inequalities and economic disbalances for a more just, socially responsible and sustainable world of the twenty-first century. What we have…

Promoting a Just Transition in Europe and Worldwide: How Civil Society and Trade Unions are Driving the Change
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Promoting a Just Transition in Europe and Worldwide: How Civil Society and Trade Unions are Driving the Change

June 12, 2021 The study “Promoting a Just Transition in Europe and Worldwide: How Civil Society and Trade Unions are Driving the Change” stems from SOLIDAR’s growing interest in engaging with the topic of ensuring a socially Just Transition to climate neutrality. At the end of 2020, the SOLIDAR network developed a new multiannual strategy for the platform,…

SOLIDAR Foundation Briefing Paper – Individual Learning Accounts
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SOLIDAR Foundation Briefing Paper – Individual Learning Accounts

On 1 Jully 2020, the European Commission presented the Updated Skills Agenda. An individual right to lifelong learning was considered in the format of the Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs). The European Commission has committed itself to a proposal for a Council Recommendation on ILAs which is to be published towards the end of 2021. Based on…