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Sara Sousa

ECOLISE launches call for Campaign Partners for its 2024 Advocacy Campaign

ECOLISE is looking for partners for its “Go vote” campaign for a strong European Green Deal with communities at the heart – join us!   After an intensive consultation process with > 900 people from >...
Inés Elvira

Visual Sensemaking: Making the European Green Deal Strong and Real – Harnessing the Power of community-led Initiatives and Local Governments

Live Graphic Recording was seamlessly integrated into plenary discussions, bringing a visually captivating element to ECOLISE’s main policy event “Making the European Green Deal Strong and Real: Harnessing th...
Nina Klein

Launch of the Time for Collective Action Manifesto: ECOLISE’s main policy event 2023

“Making the European Green Deal strong and real: Harnessing the power of community-led initiatives and local governments” ECOLISE’s main policy event took place on 7 November 2023 at the European Economic and S...
Katerina Boucoyannis

Deep Dive into the #10theses consultation phase

Ever since September 2022, ECOLISE has embarked on an extensive consultation phase of the 10 theses towards transformative community-led local development policies. So far, over 350 persons from >130 organisations hav...
Katerina Boucoyannis

Building alliances on a strong European Green Deal through the #10theses policy positioning process

ECOLISE is forming a strong alliance of partners in its policy positioning process 2023 on community-led initiatives and the European Green Deal. We are doing this in two phases: 🌱Until mid September, we are looki...
Jane Feeney

From Community Action to Policy Change: 3 Key Takeaways from ECOLISE’s 2022 Policy Positioning Process

Humanity is facing a deep and multifaceted social-ecological crisis. Only with radical transformations of our values, institutions and behaviours can we begin to create a world based on social equity that allows for a go...
Jane Feeney

Wrap-up of ECOLISE’s 2022 Policy Stakeholder Event

Community-led initiatives and the European Green Deal: towards transformative local development policies ECOLISE has been in conversation with members and partners during a consultation process around 10 theses toward...
Abdul Otman

Funding community-led climate action through CLLD & Smart Villages

Resourcing regeneration activities is a major challenge for community-led initiatives. At the same time, reaching out and engaging with new audiences has never been more important. The next 10 years will be critical in t...
Abdul Otman

Why communities need to engage in politics in general, and the European Green Deal in particular

A perspective from ECOLISE’s policy domain by Nina Klein Community-led initiatives are already active in environmental action on the ground – and have been for decades. Very often this action was done in niches, ...
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