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Newsletter

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 - No. 2
News & Interviews
Sustainability
Sustainable initiatives in Europe during the European Sustainable Development Week

From 30th May to 5th June 2016 Europeans can give visibility to the real activities, projects and events that are leading Europe towards sustainable development and are helping to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Rosie McLeod is a senior consultant in NPC’s measurement and evaluation team, helping charities and funders to understand, measure and communicate their impact / Photograph: NPC
Rosie McLeod: "When your peers only report successes, it’s hard to be the odd one out"

How can organizations learn from bad experiences and report unexpected results without compromising its funding? We have talked with NPC consultant Rosie McLeod about this side of impact assessment (emphasis added).

Richard Wainwright, Fern communications manager
Richard Wainwright: "We want a European Union looking after forests rather than burning them in the name of renewable energy"

Fern is a NGO which keeps track of the European Union’s involvement in forests and coordinates NGO activities at the European level. Richard Wainwright explains some of their challenges, successes and future goals. 

Small-scale boats in Almeria (Spain) / Photograph: LIFE
Claudia Orlandini: "We build bridges between small-scale fishermen and the political institutions"

Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) is an umbrella organization which makes the voice heard of local fishermen communities. Claudia Orlandini, LIFE communications officer, tells us about the project.

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Are your shoes ethical and sustainable? Change your shoes!

Organisations from around Europe and Asia are pushing forward a campaign to fight human and labour rights abuses in the shoe industry and to demand transparency and changes in EU regulations.

NEET U
Fighting youth exclusion through social innovation

NEET U, a project funded by the Erasmus+ programme, aims to change Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) situations by re-activating experienced seniors.

Opinion
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Advocacy, a tool to make the silenced voices heard that we can't let go

Mònica Guiteras gives an insight into advocacy as a tool to spark a real change and transformation.

Charity leadership in the age of digital

In this article posted on the NCVO blog, Karl Wilding offers an insight into the challenges faced by charity leaders in the digital society.

Challenges of environmental volunteering

Juanjo Butrón explains us which are the challenges of the environmental volunteering, crucial to the environmental conservation.

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