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Abdul Otman

European Day of Sustainable Communities 2022… From “Fridays for Future” to “Communities for Future”?

Reflections on EDSC 2022 by Duncan Crowley 2022 is the 6th year of ECOLISE’s flagship project, the “European Day of Sustainable Communities” (#EDSC2022). Having won the 2019 Lush Spring Prize and launched Communi...
Jane Feeney

Youth Voices on Climate, Sustainability, and Communities in Europe

Addressing the climate and biodiversity crises calls for creativity, transformation, and collective action. Around the world, young people are leading climate action and social justice movements, re-greening the land, an...
Abdul Otman

Over 400 events in 14 countries mark the 5th European Day of Sustainable Communities

Hundreds of communities in 14 countries celebrated the 5th European Day of Sustainable Communities (EDSC) on 18th September 2021. Some 400 events were registered on this website as part of the Day. These locally organise...
Nara Petrovic

Kaj so trajnostne skupnosti in zakaj njim posvečamo dan?

(Please find the English translation from Slovenian below.) Kar stoji skupaj, traja, in kar traja, stoji skupaj. Ja, ja, saj vem, sprememba je edina stalnica v tem svetu, pa vendar življenje stoji vse bolj skupaj in tra...
Abdul Otman

European Day of Sustainable Communities #EDSC21

Welcome! This post gives tips and advice for promoting your European Day of Sustainable Communities event. From 1st June 2021 you can register your event. We welcome events between 11th and 25th September 2021. ...
Abdul Otman

El Arte por la sostenibilidad presente en el EDSC

Ante fenómenos críticos como la actual crisis COVID -19 la cultura suele pasar a un segundo plano, considerada algo secundario, prescindible. Esto se debe en gran parte, a la comprensión tradicional del papel del arte...
Abdul Otman

Odprta vrata so najbolj varna / Open doors are the safest

Kaj pomeni varnost? Ali pomeni imeti deset ključavnic in alarme na vratih, senzorje, kamere in table “Vstop prepovedan!”, nekaj pištol v predalu, svežnji gotovine v sefu? Ali pa je varnost preprost dom z v...
Abdul Otman

Community is a circle / Skupnost je krog

At our community events, we always try to make a circle at least once, no matter how many we are. It doesn’t have to be a geometric circle, it’s enough if we can all see each other, appreciate the faces and j...
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