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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin

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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin coordinated by Surfrider Foundation Europe, Fundació ENT, eco-union Marine litter As globally recognized, marine litter is a complex and multi-dimensional issue with significant implications at all levels: global, regional, national and local. In the Mediterranean basin, this issue is more challenging due to its geographical and...
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200+ GROUPS: STOP FUNDING FOSSILS AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT

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Multilateral Development Banks and G20 Nations Must Stop Funding Fossils To the leaders of the multilateral development banks and G20 nations, As more than 200 civil society organizations from over 55 countries, we urge all multilateral development banks and G20 nations to commit to phase out subsidies and public finance for fossil fuels as soon as possible, with a total…

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Conclusions of the Blue eco-forum 2017

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 The second edition of the Blue eco forum tackled problems regarded to environmental Governance and Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Sea The Blue Economy Euro-Mediterranean Forum took place the past November 24th at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona and within the framework of the European Waste Prevention Week Experts from the region analyzed environmental governance mechanisms, the increasing problem that…

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Quaderns de la Mediterrània entitled: “Nature and Sustainability”

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The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the association eco-union have been working for years to promote respect for the environment and sustainable de- velopment. Both organisations have long experience in projects related to environmental values in the Mediterranean. This is why we considered it opportune to combine efforts to prepare this issue of Quaderns de la Mediterrània entitled…

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COP23 eco-union side events

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During the celebration of the COP23, eco-union will co-organize and participate in 3 side-events held in the city of Bonn next Saturday, November 11th. The new report State of the Green Finance in the Mediterranean, made by IEMED and eco-union, will be officially presented seizing the opportunity that represents this 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference. We are pleased to…

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Communication related to the political conflict between Catalonia and Spain

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Eco-union, as a player in Catalan, Spanish and European civil society, deeply regrets the latest events related to the political conflict between the governments of Catalonia and Spain. Violence against people and imprisonment of citizens cannot and should never be the answer to any kind of situation. We advocate dialogue and negotiation to resolve disagreements within a democratic framework of…

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European Ambition 2030 Press Release

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Press Release. 2/10/2017. Transforming Our Europe Now DO’NT LOSE THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY 2017-2019 ! In the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN Agenda 2030 Transforming Our World, more than a dozen distinguished EU personalities invite Europeans to “rethink Europe”. Says co-signatory Herman Van Rompuy, President European Council emeritus and Honorary President of the Club of Rome…

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Sustainable Tourism in the Mediterranean: State of Play and Strategic Directions

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This report has been made by Plan Bleu and counted with contribution of Jeremy Fosse, president of eco-union, as one of the main authors of the study. Over time the Mediterranean region has developed a unique blend of tourism activities associated with sea, health, sports, nature, business, as well as cruise and culture, offering consistent employment (11% of total employment) and economic growth (11%…

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More than 250 NGOs have endorsed a statement to make a better Europe

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The 6th Scenario has been signed by over 250 non-governmental organizations, including ecounion. The main goal of this document is to create an alternative vision that helps Europe redirecting towards a more sustainable, just and democratic context, representing a multitude of public interest issues.  Why and how? In a scenario where sustainability sits firmly at the heart of the European…

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Preliminary findings of our research on the State of Green Finance in the Mediterranean – Barcelona May 25th

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On May 25th, in Barcelona, eco-union organized, jointly with IEMed, an international workshop to discuss our preliminary findings of the research on Sustainable, Green and Climate Finance in the Mediterranean region. This new research, already started few month ago, will be released by the beginning of September. About the workshop: Participants: international experts from major IFIs, IGOs, NGOs, national FIs, commercial…

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