Global Leadership and the SDGs: What role for local communities? – DELIVERABLES

DELIVERABLES for the Făgăraș Municipality and Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation 18.11.2023 / Publications Authors: GDL Members Coordinator: Stefan Cibian Ph.D Research Assistant: Lutz Drieling M.A. Download publication DELIVERABLES  Global Trends and Local Community Insights for Assessing the External Environment Affecting Communities in Țara Făgărașului  In a world turned upside-down by...

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Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Banu Pekol, Cristina Gallegos, Theresa Carrington, Gaurav Sharma Download publication The Global Diplomacy Lab, organised in Făgăraș, Cincșor, and Sibiu, Romania was entitled Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?  Three main challenges were selected by the Lab participants –...

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Study on the Development of Civil Society in Făgăraș Country

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Magdalena Drăgan Ph.D., Silvia Fierăscu Ph.D., Edi Dragoș Beserman Ph.D. Candidate, Levente Fejes Zoltan Ph.D., Ianis Rușitoru, Adriana Cârnu. Download publication Făgăraș Country stands out with its anti-communist resistance, which generated communities aware of the importance of civil liberties. The post-1989 transition meant...

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European Governments, the SDGs, and Community Foundations: Pathways towards sustainable local communities

26.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D. and Lutz Drieling M.A. Candidate Download publication Image designed by Vectorarte Key recommendations:  – Community foundations are local mechanisms that continuously contribute to achieving the SDGs in their communities. European governments and the United Nations (UN) should acknowledge, document, and enhance the relevance and...

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Strengthening support for community sustainability: Community foundations driving partnerships for the SDGs

26.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D. and Andrei Verestiuc M.A. Download publication Image designed by Freepik Key recommendations: –  A growing number of SDG-related NGO networks focus on topics affecting local communities. Therefore, community foundations should engage with SDG networks nationally and at a European level to harvest support...

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REPORT – European Community Foundations and the Sustainable Development Goals: An emerging global infrastructure for sustainable communities

26.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian, Edi Dragoș Beserman, Georgi Georgiev, Lev Fejes, Silvia Fierăscu, Ianis Rușitoru, Lutz Drieling, Andra-Octavia Drăghiciu Download publication Image designed by Vectorarte Executive Summary Globally, over two thousand community foundations (CFs) enhance local communities’ sustainability. However, their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is...

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