The ESDN is, at its core, a network of policymakers and public servants in sustainable development in European national (and regional) governments. As a policymaker, you set the framework for other actors advancing sustainable development in Europe. The ESDN offers you the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with your colleagues from all over Europe. The ESDN offers several events throughout the year.

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 Peer Learning Platforms and Visits enable you to informally exchange your national experiences with your colleagues from all over Europe.

The ESDN website 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 ESDNewsletter and News Flash will keep you up to date with recent developments, upcoming events and the newest publications.

The ESDN's monthly interview series,Spotlight, gives direct insights into the work of SD practitioners, scientists and policymakers.

ESDN Reports investigate different aspects of the implementation of sustainable development in Europe in more depth.