Online event ''Young Environmental Defenders and Their Rights''

19 May 2021 (16:30 to 18:00 CET) online

The Expert Council on NGO Law is organising an online event ''Young Environmental Defenders and Their Rights'' as part of the World Forum for Democracy, on Wednesday, 19 May from 16:30 to 18:00 CET (language English). Environmental defenders are all part of civil society that should be understood...

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Defending the defenders

Campaign "12 Months, 1 Question": May 2021

Addressing the climate crisis requires the participation of all levels of society: individuals and governments as well as private sector. The risk of climate breakdown very soon requires urgent action, however, the necessary structural changes are happening at a slow pace. Some brave individuals...

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The 15-Minute City: Lockdown Daydreaming or a Model for Sustainable Urban Living?

29 April 2021, 4.00-5.00 P.M. CET online

Can democracy save the environment? This webinar, organised in the context of the World Forum for Democracy, will tackle the question by exploring what policy solutions and governance practice can be applied at the local level to address environmental concerns. The COVID-19 pandemic has left...

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Round table: Let’s talk local: cities and citizens in the fight against climate change

26 April 2021, 14:00-16:30 CEST online

In the framework of the World Forum for Democracy, the Congress of local and regional authorities will organise a webinar titled “Let’s talk local: cities and citizens in the fight against climate change” which will present successful local and regional initiatives for sustainability and green...

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Forum Lab - The Nature of Biodiversity: Involving Local Stakeholders for Global Change

22 APRIL 2021, 4.30-6.00 P.M. CET online

Alongside climate change, the unprecedented biodiversity loss due to human activity presents a global emergency. The preservation of biodiversity is essential for meeting global climate goals and protecting the wellbeing of people and society as a whole. The effective protection of local...

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Webinar: How to commit to the climate in a cross-border region?

16 April 2021 from 9.30 a.m. to 12 noon (CET) online

More and more citizens are concerned about climate change and are getting involved to deal with it. In the cross-border region, many citizens' projects are being set up to provide joint solutions. Meet on 16 April 2021 from 9.30 a.m. to 12 noon to discover some of these inspiring cross-border...

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New series of discussions : Forum Insta Talks

15 April 2021 - 19h00-19h30 (CET) instagram

The World Forum for Democracy is launching new series of discussions with experts about monthly topics of the “12 Months, 1 Question” campaign . This new format of interviews will allow our audience to interact directly with the speakers and engage in dynamic debate. We will meet on Instagram...

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Webinar: Can local democracy meet environmental challenges?

8 April 2021 - 15:00-17:30 [TUNIS time, GMT+1]) via Zoom

The Webinar is organised by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe on 8 April 2021 via Zoom.

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Forum Lab - The Nature of Biodiversity: Involving Local Stakeholders for Global Change

22 APRIL 2021, 4.30-6.00 P.M. CET online

Alongside climate change, the unprecedented biodiversity loss due to human activity presents a global emergency. The preservation of biodiversity is essential for meeting global climate goals and protecting the wellbeing of people and society as a whole. The effective protection of local...

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Environmental action at local level

Campaign "12 Months, 1 Question": April 2021

Environmental action at the local level has proved extremely successful in addressing some aspects of the environmental problems which are affecting humanity on a global scale. Local action offers people the opportunity to deal with climate change from their direct experiences: implementing local...

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