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Redefining progress to go beyond GDP in Europe

Beyond-GDP is more than an upbeat slogan especially if we embrace a Sustainable Human Development  Paradigm that points to the overarching goal of promoting sustainable and inclusive well-being. However, this is still hampered by the presence of political, institutional and technical barriers accruing from mainstream governance mechanisms, institutions, financing and...

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Reducing inequalities as a central objective

We still tend to develop policies that follow the status quo, without envisioning radical transformations towards more equal societies. We need more disruptive ideas. Social Platform, the largest leading organisation working on social issues and Belgian Partner of the SPES Consortium, participated to the presentation event of the ETUI...

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Project Framework: Sustainable Human Development vision to sustainability transition

Project SPES framework offers a Sustainable Human Development (SHD) vision to sustainability transition. It links the 5 Ps of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – People, Prosperity, Planet, Partnership and Peace -  with the 5 pillars of SHD – productivity, equity, environmental sustainability, participation & empowerment, human security emphasizing...

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