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The SDGs workshops have started!

By | October 13th, 2017|News|

The SDGs workshops have started! In line with the cascade and capacity building pursued by the LADDER project, several SDG workshops are being held. These workshops follow up on topics related to SDGs, awareness raising and empowerment of local stakeholders. LADDER partner, Donegal County Council implemented the first workshop.   The workshop was held [...]

Re-granting Scheme: Grass root actions on development education

By | October 6th, 2017|News|

“Our actions at the local level have an impact at the global level”: this is the motto of the LADDER’s video, realised by Progettarte. The video shows in few minutes the results of the re-granting scheme action of the three-year project LADDER – coordinated by ALDA. The video focuses on some of the [...]

Youth for Sustainable Europe – the contribution of youth to the implementation of SDGs

By | September 28th, 2017|News|

From 25 to 27 September 2017, the Young European Federalists (JEF) organised the LADDER‘s Special Initiative "Youth for Sustainable Europe" in Brussels, to discuss the links between Sustainable Development Goals and youth. The initiative consisted of a series of panels and workshops. In the first panel discussion Dejan Bojanic (European Youth Forum), Noora Löfström (Finnish Youth [...]

Birthday wishes for the 2-year anniversary of the SDGs

By | September 28th, 2017|News|

The 25th September 2017 was the 2nd anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ALDA and the LADDER project congratulated but also reflected on the tasks that still lie ahead of us! More than 880 actions involving over 500 organisations in 109 countries took place on this day, in order to support the implementation of [...]

Minority rights in Ukraine – who cares?

By | September 18th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Muriel Wagner|

Muriel Wagner Largely ignored by western media, the Ukrainian Parlament has just adopted a new education law heavily affecting the use of minority languages in higher education. Their minorities directly being affected, Romania and Hungary have expressed their concerns – where are all the other voices calling in European values, taking a stand for linguistic [...]

Biosphere Citizen Bridges: Citizens as partners towards sustainable development within UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

By | September 15th, 2017|News|

Assist Social Capital CIC and Insights US have been supported by the LADDER Project to implement a project aimed at generating action-led advice from citizens, in order to support sustainable economic development within UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. The project is based on inclusive decision-making via an online platform and will focus on how communities, businesses and social enterprises [...]

Social entrepreneurship: The solution for the depopulation of the rural areas of Central and Eastern European countries

By | September 14th, 2017|Citizen Jouralist - Engagement of Public & Private Sector, Dragos Cuta|

Dragos Cuta During a recent problem analysis of the rural areas it was determined that the rural area from CEE countries is depopulating rapidly because youngsters are emigrating in order to find good quality and sustainable jobs. Meanwhile retired people who own or inherited a house in a rural area often prefer to live with [...]

Responsible consumption

By | September 11th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Lilyana Savova|

Lilyana Savova Developing technology, raising the living standards of the population in Europe and the world inevitably leads to increased use of goods, food, clothing, furnishings, transport, construction, etc. Concentration of the population in large cities also leads to a concentration of consumption of products and services, which is also a prerequisite for higher transport [...]