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EU Strategic Agenda 2024-2029: a call for a climate-neutral, green, fair, and social Europe

As the EU prepares to finalise its 2024-2029 Strategic Agenda, a coalition of 54 civil society stakeholders, businesses, cities, and regions from across Europe, including eco-union, is urgently calling for a strategy that prioritises the transition to a climate-neutral, green, fair, and social Europe.  In a letter addressed to EU Heads of State, the coalition outlines 4 key recommendations to…
eco-union
30 May, 2024
Governance and Policies

EU Parliament scoreboard: protectors, procrastinators & prehistoric thinkers

New in-depth data research reveals that only a minority of MEPs during the 2019 – 2024 mandate acted to protect Europe’s climate, nature and air quality BirdLife Europe, Climate Action Network Europe, European Environmental Bureau, Transport & Environment and WWF have developed an interactive scoreboard that assesses the performance of the European Parliament in 2019-2024. The dashboard examines the individual…
eco-union
24 May, 2024
Governance and PoliciesGreen Economy

European pact for the future: a green and social deal for a one-planet economy

eco-union joins forces in supporting the European Pact for Future: a crucial step towards sustainable change ahead of European elections In the lead-up to the European Elections, eco-union has pledged its support to the European Pact for Future initiative, led by the European Environmental Bureau. With less than a month remaining until the European elections, the call to action becomes…
eco-union
24 May, 2024
Governance and PoliciesNews

The European elections and the future of the green agenda

eco-union and Conama present special briefing on the European elections and the green agenda In preparation for the European elections in June, eco-union and Conama have produced a special briefing (in Spanish) highlighting the importance of the next EU political cycle for the future of the green agenda and the challenges facing the EU in its transition towards a more…
eco-union
13 May, 2024
Governance and Policies

A resilient and resource-wise Europe: Sufficiency at the heart of the EU’S future

eco-union and 74 European organisations from civil society, academia, cities and local authorities, businesses and public service operators have endorsed a manifesto for sufficiency in Europe. The call for a resilient and resource-wise Europe is published ahead of the June 2024 European Parliament elections and European Council exchanges on the EU's strategic agenda for the next European Institutions 2024-2029. The…
eco-union
26 March, 2024
Governance and PoliciesPress releaseSustainable Mobility

Spanish Government abandons decarbonisation of transport in the Sustainable Mobility Law

14 organisations criticise the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) for re-submitting the same text that already provoked widespread rejection in the last legislature, and demand changes during its passage that include ambitious objectives and improvements for all citizens. The different organisations again propose more than 60 amendments to guarantee the reduction of emissions and the transformation of mobility, guaranteeing economic, social…
eco-union
15 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
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
Governance and PoliciesNews

Manifesto for a fossil-free, socially just, and climate-neutral union

Manifesto for the European elections In a significant stride towards addressing the pressing global climate crisis, CAN Europe unveiled its Manifesto for a Fossil-Free, Socially Just, and Climate-Neutral Union during its recent General Assembly held last week. This manifesto outlines crucial principles and objectives aimed at ushering in a sustainable and environmentally conscious future. Key Principles of the Manifesto: Scale…
eco-union
30 October, 2023
Energy and Climate ChangeGovernance and PoliciesPress release

Organizations from all over Europe unite their voice on H2Med

"It is an unnecessary infrastructure that will not solve the energy crisis" This Wednesday, October 25th, a High Level Decision-Making Meeting will take place, bringing together senior officials from the European Commission and the governments of the 27 EU countries to discuss the projects to be included in the sixth list of Projects of Common Interest/Projects of Mutual Interest (PCI/PMI).…
eco-union
24 October, 2023