4 July 2017

Leading environmental groups call on EU governments to stand up for the rights of citizens

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB), ClientEarth and Justice & Environment have today called on Member States to reject a proposal from the Commission that would prevent […]
3 July 2017

‘Good on biodiversity but poor on climate and energy’: the EEB publishes its environmental assessment of the Maltese Presidency of the EU

An assessment of the performance of the Maltese Presidency of the EU in relation to environmental issues has been published by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB). […]
30 June 2017

European Commission seeks to block access to justice for EU citizens

The European Commission yesterday took an unprecedented step to attempt to prevent access to environmental justice for its citizens, bluntly rejecting greater public accountability of the […]
20 June 2017

European supermarkets need to use their market power to stop injustices in their supply chain

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) says that store brands of European supermarkets have built up decisive market power and that they need to use that power […]
20 June 2017

Over 250 Non-Government Organisations Launch Alternative Vision For Europe

The EEB stands for a more sustainable future. Today a diverse group of NGOs have come together to outline a new vision for the future of […]
12 June 2017

The Switch June 2017

The latest edition of the EEB’s Global Policies and Sustainability Unit’s monthly newsletter ‘The Switch’ is now available. The latest edition includes: Editorial: How are we going […]
11 May 2017

Overhaul of farm policy crucial for EU to meet sustainable development goals, new study shows

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is not even delivering on its own stated objectives let alone on several of the relevant Sustainable Development Goals [1] that the […]
25 March 2017

Rome Declaration acknowledges our need for a sustainable Europe, now our leaders must deliver

As thousands of European’s took to the streets today to #MarchForEurope, EU leaders sent a message that puts sustainability into the vision for Europe. The European […]
25 March 2017

Keeping environmental protection at the heart of the European Union is an antidote to the anti-democratic forces which challenge it

As European leaders gather to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Rome it is time to take stock of the success of the EU and […]
20 March 2017

Aarhus finding paves way to more democratic Europe

The EEB welcomes the Aarhus Compliance Committee’s conclusion that the European Union is in breach of its legal obligations under the Aarhus Convention due to the […]
13 October 2016

SDG Watch Europe launch – civil society groups push for sustainable future

Seventy-five diverse civil society organisations have today joined forces to formally launch SDG Watch Europe. This broad coalition will work to ensure that the European Union […]
6 June 2016

Time for EU to walk the talk on 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

SDG Watch Europe, an alliance of 70 organisations including the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Plan International, has today (6 June) written to European Commission President […]