Communities for Future has Launched

Communities for Future launches with strong endorsement from across Europe to inspire and support communities to take action for a healthier, fairer, regenerative world. Find out more here:

Join the new Community for Future online sessions – enabling networking and learning for a fairer, regenerative world.For the first three online sessions the focus will be on the following themes:October 21st: Let’s celebrate together the achievements of European community-led movements in 2020!November 9th: Showcasing community-led movements, Permaculture, Transition and Ecovillages, and exploring the power of community-led actionDecember 2nd: Communities of Practice, what they are and what can be their role in leveraging the impact of community-led initiativesFind out more and to register see here:

Thanks to everyone who co-created the European Day of Sustainable Communities 2020. Despite the pandemic the Day was marked by hundreds of communities in 17 countries

ECOLISE is recruiting for the post of Administrator, based in our new Brussels office. Deadline for application 24 Oct 2020. Find out more here

Read the UrbanA blogpost on the power of community gardens to create peace and heal trauma, while contributing to environmental sustainability

Register by 7th October to join the online session ‘Global crises – local responses’ as part of the European Week of Cities and Regions, on 14th October. This event is co-organised by the Smart Village Network, ECOLISE, the Finnish Village Movement and ELARD, the European LEADER network