Evidence-based policymaking is a key principle in sustainable development. Scientists are needed to evaluate new policies regarding their effectiveness, spill-over effects and trade-offs. As a member of the ESDN, you have direct access to policymakers and developments in sustainable development policy in Europe.
The annual Conference brings together around 200 practitioners in a European country for two days. At the Conference you have the opportunity to learn about the newest developments in Europe, to hear from scientists and practitioners alike and to network with other sustainable development experts.
The Workshops are shorter events that focus on a specific topic regarding the implementation of sustainable development.
The ESDN website is a knowledge repository for sustainable development in Europe. It offers a variety of resources.
The Country Profiles provide an overview of the status quo of sustainable development strategies and policies in 34 European countries.
The Reports investigate different aspects of sustainable development in Europe in more depth.
The ESDN's monthly interview series, Spotlight, allows direct insights into the work of SD practitioners, scientists and policymakers.