28 November 2018

Challenge accepted – Five reasons NGOs won’t see you in court: EU governments warned to remove barriers to justice

Challenging environmentally damaging decisions in court is burdensome and barriers to justice are widespread across the EU, according to the new EEB report published today. Accessing […]
26 November 2018

Green NGOs welcome environmental commitments in Brexit deal

After almost two years of negotiations, an agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, and on the framework for the future EU-UK relationship, has been […]
25 September 2018

Launch of the Manifesto for a Sustainable Europe for its Citizens

Today is the 3rd anniversary of the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Global Day of Action to #Act4SDGs. SDG Watch Europe, and a coalition of […]
12 September 2018

President Juncker’s State of the Union speech shows late recognition of duty to future generations – we now need politicians with the courage to deliver it

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) welcomes President Jean Claude Juncker’s expressed wish to ‘leave a healthier planet behind for those that follow’ but regrets that this […]
6 September 2018

European elections 2019: put people and planet first, say major green NGOs

Major NGOs from the Green10 coalition are calling on political groups to put environmental protection and the well-being of people at the heart of their 2019 […]
18 June 2018

EU governments dust off rarely used treaty article to take Commission to task on environmental justice failings

EU Member States have today invoked a little-used treaty article to call on the European Commission to take steps to address the EU’s shortcomings when it […]
6 June 2018

New campaign warns UN sustainability goals meaningless if inequality not tackled

 Without action on global inequality countries won’t achieve a set of UN goals that aim to end poverty and protect the planet – the Sustainable […]
21 March 2018

Calls for EU budget to put people and planet first gather steam

  A host of academic institutions, a diverse range of civil society groups, and a number of businesses and trade unions [1] have called on the […]
23 February 2018

Environmental policies need to be implemented better, the EEB tells Environment Ministers in open letter

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has published a letter sharing its views on some of the issues on the agenda of the forthcoming EU Environment Council, […]
19 December 2017

EEB positive scenario workshop

Within the SUPPLY CHA!NGE project, the EEB gathered diverse stakeholders around a table to achieve a deeper understanding of each other’s vision of the potential development […]
7 December 2017

World vows to end pollution, but Paris Agreement-style action needed

For the first time at the UN Environment Assembly, yesterday world leaders signed resolutions to clean up our air, land and water. The European Environmental Bureau […]
4 December 2017

Cut waste, end pollution – NGOs tell UN in Nairobi

As the third session of the UN Environment Assembly gets under way in Nairobi, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) calls for global action on the waste […]