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The '''European Day of Sustainable Communities''' is a celebration of local communities taking action for a better, more sustainable world. It gives local communities an opportunity to join with others to showcase their work and inspire the wider public.<ref> https://www.sustainable-communities.net/about/. Accessed June 6th 2018.</ref>
  
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The European Day of Sustainable Communities was first held in 2017. That year communities and organisations from 15 countries across Europe held registered events. Repeat events have been held ever year since, in September 2018 and September 2019.
  
The [https://www.sustainable-communities.net/about/ European Day of Sustainable Communities] is a celebration of local communities taking action for a better, more sustainable world.
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In 2017 the day was also marked by a conference on sustainable communities in Brussels, hosted by [[ECOLISE]] in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee. In 2018, ECOLISE co-hosted a second conference on the theme of municipalities and [[community-led initiatives]], in collaboration with the [[Municipalities in Transition]] project.
 
 
It gives local communities an opportunity to join with others to showcase their work and inspire the wider public.
 
 
 
The European Day of Sustainable Communities was first held in 2017. That year communities and organisations from 15 countries across Europe joined in the celebrations.
 
 
 
In 2018 we want to grow the celebration! We invite local communities who are working to create a sustainable, resilient and inclusive Europe to organise an event to mark the day.
 
 
 
In 2017 the day was also marked by a conference on sustainable communities in Brussels in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee. This year we are once again co-hosting a conference, on the theme of municipalities and community-led initiatives. It will be a blended meeting so participants can join online.
 

Latest revision as of 09:29, 10 October 2019

The European Day of Sustainable Communities is a celebration of local communities taking action for a better, more sustainable world. It gives local communities an opportunity to join with others to showcase their work and inspire the wider public.[1]

The European Day of Sustainable Communities was first held in 2017. That year communities and organisations from 15 countries across Europe held registered events. Repeat events have been held ever year since, in September 2018 and September 2019.

In 2017 the day was also marked by a conference on sustainable communities in Brussels, hosted by ECOLISE in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee. In 2018, ECOLISE co-hosted a second conference on the theme of municipalities and community-led initiatives, in collaboration with the Municipalities in Transition project.