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Blue Tourism InitiativeEvents

Unlocking community-based Blue Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, challenges, and policy pathways

The Blue Tourism Initiative is organizing a side event on the occasion of the United Nations' 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS). This event will be held at the American University of Antigua (Room 9), St. John’s, Antigua (Caribbean), on May 29th from 12 to 1.30 PM. Central to the event will be the presentation of a policy action…
eco-union
27 May, 2024
Blue Tourism InitiativeEvents

Bridging ocean research and policy agenda for sustainable and resilient blue tourism

On the occasion of the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference, the Blue Tourism Initiative is organizing a satellite event: "Bridging Ocean Research and Policy Agenda for Sustainable and Resilient Blue Tourism". It will be held at the Marine Science Institute (ICM/CSIC), on April 9th from 3 to 4.30 PM, CEST. At the heart of the reflection will be the intersection between blue tourism innovation, science and policy actions, and the main gaps and…
eco-union
26 March, 2024
EventsRenewable EnergiesTourism

eco-union at the International Energy and Environment Fair: GENERA 2024

Jérémie Fosse, President of eco-union, is taking part in the Genera 2024 trade fair, in Madrid, on Wednesday 7 February. It will be part of Session 1, entitled "The integration of wind energy in Spain: Presentation of the Wind Ecotourism Guide. 10 Routes through Rural Spain", in collaboration with Vientos de Futuro. eco-union's intervention will revolve around the topic "Spain…
eco-union
6 February, 2024
EventsGovernance and PoliciesGreen Transition

Connecting the Spanish and Belgian EU Presidencies for a Just Green Transition

Following the civil society workshop titled "Connecting the Spanish and Belgian EU Presidencies for a Just Green Transition," held in Brussels on January 23rd, 2024, the comprehensive summary of the conference is now available for public access. This collaborative event brought together representatives from Spanish, Belgian, and European Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) actively engaged in the European climate and environmental…
eco-union
2 February, 2024
Blue EconomyEvents

eco-union at the Plan Bleu workshop: Harmful subsidies and the Mediterranean

eco-union will be participating in Plan Bleu's upcoming workshop titled “Harmful Subsidies and the Mediterranean: Balancing Environmental Sustainability, Economy, and Equity,” scheduled for January 30, 2024, in Marseille. Why are harmful subsidies a global concern? Environmental harmful subsidies have become a significant global issue, disrupting the delicate balance of our planet's ecology. These financial incentives, provided by governments to boost…
eco-union
29 January, 2024
EventsGovernance and PoliciesGreen Transition

Civil Society Workshop: Connecting the Spanish and Belgian EU Presidencies for a Just Green Transition

The rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union (the so-called EU Presidency) is an opportunity for the country in charge to contribute to the advancement of the common EU agenda while supporting specific priorities and topics relevant at a national and European level. The Spanish Presidency, from July to December of 2023, has managed to finalize most of…
eco-union
23 January, 2024
EventsSustainable Mobility

Side event: Towards a low-carbon, inclusive and healthy mobility in Europe

Event organized in the context of the Spanish presidency of the Council of the European Union. Next September 21st, in Barcelona, the event “Towards a low-carbon, inclusive and healthy mobility in Europe” will take place, to debate with representatives from several Member States, the European Commission, the industry sector, and civil society organizations, the necessary and pressing decarbonisation of transport…
eco-union
8 September, 2023
Energy and Climate ChangeEvents

TIPPING+ Final Conference

The EU funded TIPPING+ project is coming to an end and is organising its Final Conference on Thursday 15th of June in Brussels (and virtually)! TIPPING+ has explored the critical concept of tipping points to improve our scientific understanding and policy implications of deliberate rapid decarbonisation processes in Coal and Carbon Intensive Regions (CCIRs). Using the insights of over 20 case studies in…
eco-union
1 June, 2023
EventsSustainable MobilityTourism

Climate impacts and decarbonisation of tourist mobility in Barcelona

Today we unveiled our latest report, a collaborative effort between our organization, the Association for the Promotion of Public Transport (PTP) and the Sustainable and Safe Mobility Foundation (FMSS). This significant milestone was achieved within the framework of the "Barcelona Zero Emissions Destination" project, funded by the Barcelona City Council's Climate Plan. The report we presented is a comprehensive research…
eco-union
26 May, 2023