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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 that the European Union holds up as its guiding principles.

http://www.eeb.org/index.cfm/news-events/news/overhaul-of-farm-policy-crucial-for-eu-to-meet-sustainable-development-goals-new-study-shows/

Source: EEB

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 08, Goal 10, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
EU
Articles

The CAP is no longer fit for purpose – We need the right ingredients and a recipe for a Living Land!

This document contains the preliminary findings of a study commissioned by EEB and BirdLife Europe on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
The goal of the study is:
• To examine the peer-reviewed evidence regarding the CAP’s impacts on our society, economy and the environment
• To assess whether the CAP fulfills:

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 08, Goal 10, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
EU
Policy papers

‘Social Housing at the centre’ A vision for 2020 and beyond

Contribution of Housing Europe to the Habitat III conference Quito – 17th-20th October 2016

Presentation related to Target 1 of Goal 11: “By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums”

Goal 11
EU
Presentations
powerpoint

Europe Ambition 2030: Open Letter to the Heads of States and Governments Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

Open letter to the Heads of States and Governments during the international conference “Europe Ambition 2030 – Make Europe the world leader of sustainable development: a unique opportunity to build a stronger European Union” held in the Italian Chamber of deputies’ Sala della Regina on the occasion of the Sixtieth anniversary of the Treaties of …

Cross Cutting
EU, Italy
Policy papers

Sustainable development in the European Union- A statistical glance from the viewpoint of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

This publication provides an overview of the current situation of the EU and its Member States on sustainable development in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This publication is meant as an ad hoc publication, bridging Eurostat’s series of monitoring reports of the EU SDS with future regular monitoring of the SDGs in an EU context, foreseen …

Cross Cutting
EU
Monitoring & review tools

Sustainable Development Goals: Implementation in Europe – Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Conference report (EEB, EESC,UNEP): “Sustainable Development Goals – Implementation in Europe” and preparations for the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2) in 2016.

The message of the more-than-220 participants representing a wide range of stakeholders was very clear: Business-as-usual will not work because the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda “Transforming the World”, is …

Cross Cutting
EU, UN
Policy papers

Reforming Europe towards Sustainability

The present paper identifies three conditions for making progress: the recognition of well-being, rather than growth in GDP, as an overall objective; achieving sustainable lifestyles; and reforming governance to better serve the goal of sustainable development. Specific proposals under the latter heading include reform of the Commission’s REFIT and impact assessment processes, creation of a …

Cross Cutting
EU
Policy papers
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