Resource Cap Coalition
In order to reduce the overuse of natural resources globally, CEEweb
for Biodiversity, ANPED and Ecologistas en Acción initiated the Resource Cap Coalition
Sustainable land use
To ensure the survival of our rich ecosystems, the drivers of unsustainable land use
and the connectivity of ecosystems should be addressed
High level officials from UN Member States are discussing how to create sound financing for sustainable development. CEEweb advocates for using opportunities arising from holistic resource and land use policies. The Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) holds its Third Session from 3-7 March 2014 at UN Headquarters (New York). The agenda [...]
Sufficient energy for all!
18th February high level officials from UN Member States are discussing how to ensure sustainable energy for all. Besides ensuring safe access, CEEweb pushes decision makers to consider also the necessary absolute reduction in energy use. The Thematic Debate of the General Assembly on “Water, Sanitation and Sustainable Energy in the post 2015 development agenda” [...]
Gaining Profit, Conserving Nature
Guidelines for cooperation of businesses and NGOs in the Visegrad countries developed throughout multi-stakeholder consultations aims to enhance business – NGO partnerships through analyzing their complexity, spreading well-working case studies as well as providing practical tips for implementation. Holcim Slovakia Ltd., the biggest producer and distributor of building materials and relevant services in Slovakia binds [...]
MEPs want binding 2030 goals
MEPs called on Wednesday for a 40% cut in CO2 emissions, a 30% target for renewable energy and a 40% target for energy efficiency by 2030. They also criticise the European Commission’s recent proposals as short-sighted and unambitious. To read more, click here. CEEweb very much welcomes the decision made by the Parliament, and urge [...]
Building a green infrastructure for ...
A new EU publication is out, titled as “Building a green infrastructure for Europe”. The brochure explains that investing into green infrastructure makes economic sense apart from its natural and social benefits as a single area of land offers multiple benefits in case the ecosystems of the site are in good conditions. Such lands with [...]
Four highlights from Natura 2000 for...
It is crucial to share experience and knowledge on different forest management options and their role in achieving favourable conservation status of forests. With this brochure, NGOs – with the lead of CEEweb – wish to contribute to this knowledge by sharing their field-based experiences. Four selected issues of forest management are highlighted: Wilderness and [...]
To spread the word among stakeholders and provide guidance on how to implement Green Infrastructure, CEEweb for Biodiversity and ECNC-European Centre for Nature Conservation have worked together to combine their policy knowledge and international experience. This brochure has been made to give context, a definition, examples and help for thinking in terms of “natural solutions” [...]
20 experts discussed in Berlin on 27-28th of January how nature conservation concerns can be embedded in the Post-2015 Agenda. The workshop provided a platform for national and international stakeholders, in particular representatives from civil society, to exchange perspectives on the environmental dimension in the Post-2015 Agenda, both learning about their interests and strategies as [...]