The European Commission launched a 2018 DEAR Call for Proposals from Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities on the 12th July. Note that proposals must be received before the call closes on the 25th September 2018 at 16:00 Brussels time.
Today, Europe and the Maghreb are facing intertwined threats. Climate change leads to ecosystem degradation and, combined with uneven growth, leads to migration. Meanwhile, social disparities and inequitable conditions can provoke social unrest.
Last year, the media started joining the dots between the crisis in Syria and climate change. But they only got half the story right. They badly misrepresented the role of social movements in Syria; and they painted Syrian migrants as a source of violence and chaos.