Policy and governance

Being able to effectively tackle sustainable development/environmental/climate change issues depend on the specific laws and policies adopted in those areas, as well as how these issues are addressed within the overall political priorities and economic policies as well as through horizontal principles, rules and procedures; procedural instruments play a crucial role in supporting more transparent, rational decision-making processes related to the EASD focus thematic issues.

EASD focus thematic issues are: — Sustainable Development Goals; – Education for sustainable development; – Sustainable Production and Consumption; – Science (Research and Citizen science and science promotion); – Nature and biodiversity; – Waste and chemicals, and – other working areas (Climate change issues, Sustainable tourism, Sustainable fashion and textile, Policy and governance, Resource efficiency, Circular economy, Water and sanitation, Air pollution, Eco-labeling, Energy-Environment nexus, Environmental rights and justice and security, EU accession and enlargement, Gender issues, Culture and art, Food and nutrition). Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development (Environmental Ambassadors, EASD) is a non-for-profit professional association working through the consultancy, expertise, innovation, capacity building, evidence-based advocacy, promotion of natural and culture values, global equality and environmental/climate justice.

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Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, is about to start – EASD is participating

Recap: 6 Key Tasks at COP27

EASD support a Call on governments related transparency requirements on chemicals in plastics to support the effectiveness of the (future) Plastic Treaty

50 Years of Environmental Policy: The People’s Environment Narrative 

Second Carpathian ESD Seminar 

4th Meeting of the Intersessional Process for Considering SAICM and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020, Bucharest 2022

Call to action for a tomorrow without toxics

Integrated chemicals and waste management approach and SAICM beyond 2020

UNEP@50 and World Environment Day

Great success of initiative we strongly supported: from Berlin Declaration to Amendment to Minamata Convention

Climate Pact for Serbia: Snapshot targeted rehearsal of country’s obligations in climate action….

Invitation to civil society organizations to take part in the Regional consultation meeting for the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5)

“Citizen science” – definition in 2021 UNECE Document 

Further on the road to UNEA 5.2, UNEP@50, and Stockholm+50

EASD representative participated at UNDP organized Meeting: “SERBIA’S CLIMATE TALKS – on the way to Glasgow”, September 22, 2021

EASD representative participated at  UN organized Meeting: STRENGTHENING DATA AND INDICATOR FRAMEWORK FOR MONITORING AND REPORTING OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL DIMENSION OF AGENDA 2030, September 21, 2021

In advance of UNEA 5.2: EASD participated in the International Consultation for Major Groups & Stakeholders

EASD and European Climate Pact Ambassador participate at ACUNS Annual Meeting

2021 Biodiversity Day

Virtually we are in Nairobi: participating at The Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum , the fifth meeting of the Open-Ended Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives, Science-Policy Forum and the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.1)

EASD publication on circular economy acknowledged by European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform

Virtual tour on the experience from Italian practices in circular economy

2020 Annual Meeting – UN @ 75: The Future of Partnership and Multilateralism, we participate

EASD is engaged with its preparatory process and exchange views with Major Groups towards UNEA5

June 5,2020 – EnE20 Conference “Citizen science: Focus on Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals”

EnE20 Conference “Citizen science: Focus on Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals” , planned for June 5th 2020

March 2020: EASD monitored the implementation of SDGs

February 2020: Global Meeting & Forum on Chemicals and Waste, 2020 ; Criteria for Substances of International Concern Beyond 2020

July 2019:  Serbia and Agenda 2030 – Shadow Report to Voluntary National Report presented by EASD President in UN New York 

June 2019: Establishment of the South East European Platform to Beat Pollution – SEEPP