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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 [...]

Global education and Citizen Journalists – interview with Paola Berbeglia

By | September 4th, 2017|News|

Paola Berbeglia, Delegate of the Steering Committee group of the Global Citizenship Education & People Engagement Hub of Concorde Europe, delivers an interview on the important contribution given by LADDER’s Citizen Journalists network to global education. In 2016 the citizen journalist’s initiative was set up as one of the main initiatives within the project [...]

Job Shadowing in Bulgaria and The Netherlands!

By | August 25th, 2017|News|

After a busy Job-Shadowing spring, there were two more exchanges in summer 2017. NAMRB and The Hague Academy for Local Governance were hosts in the frame of LADDER’s Job Shadowing activity. This time with a special JS, The Hague Academy invited his guest to participate in one of its summer courses. From the 26th [...]

Development education and LADDER in the spotlight at the Assises of Decentralized Cooperation for Development

By | July 12th, 2017|News|

ALDA together with many members of its network and of the consortium of the project LADDER, participated in the 5th edition of the Assises of Decentralized Cooperation for Development, organized by the European Commission and Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 10-11 July. === On the first day ALDA’s Secretary General, Antonella Valmorbida, [...]

Join ALDA and LADDER’s activities at the 5th Assises of Decentralised Cooperation for Development in Brussels

By | June 27th, 2017|News|

The 5th Assises of Decentralised Cooperation for Development will take place in Brussels on 10 and 11 July 2017 at the European Committee of the Regions (Rue Belliard 99-101, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium). The LADDER project will take part in the two-day programme and will officially be represented by its Secretary General of ALDA, Ms Antonella [...]

Urbanism: resilience, welcome and urban innovation

By | May 30th, 2017|News|

On 27 May 2017, ALDA join forces with Science Po Paris, the City of Thessaloniki, the Institut Français de Thessaloniki, SOS Malta and the consortia LADDER and RE.CRI.RE to organise the international seminar “Urbanism: resilience, welcome and urban innovation” in Thessaloniki. The event is part of a set of raising awareness events on development [...]

SDG Watch Europe delivers its Recommendations to support a sustainable future

By | May 18th, 2017|News|

A big step for Sustainable European Future is represented by Council Conclusions on the EC Communication to be adopted in June 2017 under the Maltese EU Presidency. Also the SDG Watch Europe alliance delivers its Recommendations for Council Conclusions on the EC Communication, believing that this constitutes an important opportunity for the EU and [...]

The new European Solidarity Corps and the reactions of LADDER Youth Path

By | May 16th, 2017|News|

The Youth Path of LADDER project, led by JEF Europe, has been following the design and implementation of youth policies at EU level, always bearing in mind participation, inclusiveness, participatory and transparent policy-making processes. Advocacy actions are permanently carried out to raise citizens’ and stakeholders’ awareness on the role and importance of youth in development. In [...]

Kairouan hosts the LADDER MED Path meeting

By | May 3rd, 2017|News|

On 26-27 April 2017, the MED Path of the LADDER project met in Kairouan (Tunisia), in an event jointly organised by ALDA, Lam Echaml and COPPEM (co-coordinators of the MED path). The two-day event aimed at strengthening the role of LAs and CSOs in the MED area, by promoting a decentralized and ownership-based Neighbourhood Policy. [...]