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CIDSE staff and members reflect on CIDSE's work to achieve a paradigm shift in how we produce and consume, for global justice, for a life in dignity for all, with fair access to resources and participation.


Brexit: Making decision makers remove their blinders

Monday, 11 July 2016 12:48

A few days ago, Brexit knocked Europe down. While digesting this shocking news, emotions started popping up: joy (for some), fear (for others), sadness, incomprehension, surprise ...

European Development Days: A reflection of the ratios

Monday, 20 June 2016 10:51

Together with some colleagues of Broederlijk Delen I took part in the European Development Days on June 15th. A conference organized by the European Commission on development and sustainability. This year the event happened in Tour & Taxis, Brussels, with lectures, workshops and information stands of dozens of organizations.

Building resilience and adapting to a changing climate in the Philippines

Friday, 29 April 2016 08:31

Following a field trip to the Philippines we reflect on the daily challenges of a country having to adapt to climate change to guarantee its food security and the livelihoods of its citizens.

2015 did not deliver, frugal abundance will

Saturday, 12 December 2015 10:00

2015 will soon be over. During this year, two major documents that were supposed to shape our common future were adopted – and as this blog post is being written, negotiations in Paris are slowly coming to an end.