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Why multilateralism matters

11. September 2019 - 14:57
This September, world leaders will gather at the UN in New York to reiterate the need to speed up action on the global promise to build a more equitable and sustainable world, which is the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), write Ulrika Modéer and Ahunna Eziakonwa.
Kategorien: english

G7 Leaders, take a stand for Africa!

24. August 2019 - 10:10
Africa is still heavily reliant on coal. To protect the climate, leading industrialised countries should help Africa to invest in clean growth and leapfrop to renewables, says former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
Kategorien: english

German development minister: To protect the Amazon rainforest, greater commitment is needed

15. Juli 2019 - 14:19
In an interview with EURACTIV's media partner Deutsche Welle, Germany's Economic Cooperation and Development Minister Gerd Müller spoke about his trip to Brazil and Germany's role in stopping the Amazon rainforest' continued deforestation.
Kategorien: english

An innovative partnership in the assistance programme for Syrian refugees in Turkey

20. Juni 2019 - 14:34
Alper Küçük and Nils Grede provide insight into the use of the EU’s Facility for Refugees in Turkey, which enables much-needed cash transfers to one and a half million vulnerable refugees living in host communities in Turkey.
Kategorien: english

€102m grant boosts EU-WHO regional cooperation on global health

20. Juni 2019 - 8:45
The new grant program largely funded by the European Development Fund (EDF) will support all 78 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries in an effort to strengthen their regional health systems and tackle non-communicable diseases and health security issues.
Kategorien: english

Statistics are at the heart of achieving SDGs, says gender equality advocate

19. Juni 2019 - 15:42
In an interview with EURACTIV France, Fatiha Hassouni, head of the gender equality unit of the intergovernmental organisation Union for the Mediterranean, spoke about statistics being a crucial tool for assessing sustainable development goals (SDGs), especially with regards to gender equality.
Kategorien: english

One in ten of the world’s children are forced to work, report shows

12. Juni 2019 - 16:55
Every tenth child in the world, which amounts to over 150 million in total, are forced to work to support their family financially, according to the human rights organisation Terre des Hommes. This finding was published in the organisation's 2019 Child Labour Report, which it published for International Child Labour Day (12 June). EURACTIV Germany reports.
Kategorien: english

Open letter to EU leaders: Our sustainable future must start now

11. Juni 2019 - 16:56
EU leaders must end the political inertia on social and environmental challenges by making sustainable development the EU’s top priority for the next five years, say Europe’s leading coalitions of social, environmental and development networks who have joined forces with 150 organisations.
Kategorien: english

When climate action means better roads

7. Juni 2019 - 6:31
The European Investment Bank is stepping up its climate adaption projects in developing countries, and that means building roads and infrastructure that can better cope with natural disasters, write Luca Lazzaroli and Léon Faber.
Kategorien: english