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We are hiring: Executive Director

RESPONSIBILITIES The Executive Director will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Secretariat. Among other responsibilities, he/she will: Represent the Network in subnational, national and international settings and events, along with the Presidents and Vice-Presidents; Strive to implement the political vision with key projects and initiatives of the Network as agreed by governing bodies…

Regions at the forefront of SDGs implementation

nrg4SD participated in Regions and Cities Making the SDGs Happen in Brussels on April 11. The event highlighted the crucial role of local and regional authorities in the implementation of the SDGs. It was organized by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), and Eurocities. The event,…

Interview with El Oro

Interview with Mr. Esteban Leopoldo Quirola Bustos, Prefect of El Oro Province, Ecuador nrg4SD: The province of El Oro has a very varied geography. From plains with mangroves on the coast to the mountain systems of the Andes, which benefits the presence of great biodiversity. Could you tell us about the projects carried out by…

Interview with Navarra

Interview with Ms. Eva García Balaguer, General Director of Environment, Department of Rural Development, Environment and Local Administration, Government of Navarra. She leads the #ActiveAgainstClimateChange initiative, which seeks to promote actions and policies that boost women’s role to tackle climate change. “At present, women’s work is the best force in the fight against climate change”…

UNEA-4: Highlights and Outcomes

Last 11-15 March, environmental authorities, NGOs and other stakeholders gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). It is the highest-level global decision-making body on issues related to the environment and is held every two years since 2013. The 2019 session focused on the theme of “Innovative solutions for environmental challenges…

Lombardy introduces MOVE-IN, a new technology to fight air pollution

Lombardy Region participated in the International Conference “Change the Change” last 6-8 March in Donostia/San Sebastian, where the Minister for the Environment and Climate, Raffaelle Cattaneo, presented the project MOVE-IN, a new technology aimed to improve air quality in the region and fighting pollution without affecting the right to mobility. The Lombardy Region will start the…

Change the Change conference presents successes and challenges in addressing climate change

The International Conference on Climate Change “Change the Change” took place from 6 to 8 March in Donostia/San Sebastian, in the Basque Country, Spain. The conference brought together national, regional and local public authorities, as well as international organisations, academia and scientists, NGOs, private sector representatives and civil society. As part of the United Nations…

UN-DESA webinars: Inputs and Outcomes of the HLPF

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) invites you to attend the third webinar on the “Inputs and Outcomes of the HLPF”. This webinar will cover the various inputs and outcomes of the High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, including: Expert Group Meetings The Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) Inputs from Major…

RegionsAdapt Challenge: Understanding Climate Change Adaptation

As a way to continuously create awareness and showcase the climate challenges faced by regional governments, RegionsAdapt launches the climate challenge of the month. For this first edition,  we have the pleasure of bringing the Understand Climate Change Adaptation video produced by Ouranos, which encompasses climate challenges mostly focused on extreme weather events and global…

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