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Newsletter

Monday, 04 June 2018 - No. 25
News & Interviews
In Ireland and the Aran Islands, farmers are committed with the nature conservation.  Source: ELCN
A new European network for nature conservation by citizens and private organizations is born

ELCN is a European network aiming to expand nature conservation beyond the protection done by administrations and engaging citizens and private groups in conservation activities.

Mumbai beach covered in plastic waste
It’s not me, it’s you: the campaign that will make you forget about plastic forever

The 5th June is World Environment Day, this year dedicated to the end of plastic usage under the hashtag #BeatPlasticPollution.

EWWR Awards.
The EWWR Awards recognise projects committed to waste reduction

The winners were revealed in the EWWR Awards Ceremony which took place on 22 May in Brussels.

Circular economy.
7 European projects on the reuse of materials for social benefit

Circular economy supports managing resources more sustainably. Extending the life of products and recycling are just two proposals to achieve this.

Raül Molina
Raül Molina: "In the European region, youths are quite engaged in scout volunteering structures”

We talk with Raül Molina, the person in charge of educational methods for the European Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, about the movement’s task at a regional level and about cooperation with other regions.

Dominique Boren.     Source: IdemTV
Dominique Boren: "It’s outrageous that an LGBT family has all of its rights recognized in a European country and in another, not"

He is currently the president of NELFA (Network of European LGBTIQ* Families Associations) and is part of the APGL (Association des Parents et futurs parents Gays et Lesbiens) in France.

Opinion
There is no recipe for peacebuilding

In any conflict, the picture is always blurred and you can’t separate the ‘good guys’ from the ‘bad guys’ so easily.

Societal Challenges are omnipresent; and so is Social Innovation

Social Innovations all over the Globe show new Practices for a better Future. An Atlas mapped 1,005 social innovation initiatives worldwide to get a better understanding of their drivers and impact.

With our money

The financial institutions take people’s savings to contribute an added value to society as a whole and generate positive social impacts.

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