NOPLANETB: Bridging science and society to foster inclusive transition strategies

NOPLANETB is a project funded by the European Commission under the DEAR program, in which PuntoSud is the lead organization. The other EU countries involved are: Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Estonia. 210 selected small sized CSOs in these 8 countries will receive financial and capacity building support, involving local authorities, to promote science-based solutions and just transition practices and policies. Final beneficiaries of the action will be disengaged citizens, including marginalised and vulnerable groups

The overall objective is to convince a large number of citizens, especially those who are less sensitive to and less involved in global challenges, about the relevance of adopting local actions to mitigate the negative effects of the climate and ecological crises, including their impact on the social and economic spheres. Within this framework, small CSOs are deemed crucial to trigger effective win-win action models and to convey clear messages for the adoption of more sustainable practices. The specific objectives are consequently to test a considerable number of “Innovative-models” (in the area of adaptation to the climate and ecological crises), implemented by small CSOs with high informative potential in 8 EU countries, and to increase community acceptance and support of the Green Deal agenda, GAP III and SDGs (particularly 5, 11, 12 and 13). This will be achieved giving priority to youth organisations that do not have the financial, administrative and/or operational capacity to apply directly for EU funding and by promoting a series of activities aimed at increasing their capacities on different key themes.

Our activities:

  • Project coordination;
  • Set up and organisation of open in-country fora;
  • Set up of scientific committee and guidance to foster science-based small-actions;
  • Financial support for selected small and medium-sized civil society organizations in the eight partner countries;
  • Consolidation of best practices and production of evidence-based action fiches;
  • Organization of communities of practice;
  • Set up of a helpdesk to support the selected CSOs in their projects’ design and management;
  • Definition and delivery of a capacity building program;
  • Creation of the communication strategy of the project, linked to the development and dissemination of its brand;
  • Support to the cooperation with local authorities and local actors;
  • Organization of meetings and events, including the final conference.


Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain


  • 50.000 (of which 25.000 youth) citizens targeted by the small actions
  • 6.000.000 general population reached by project key messages

6.661.302 EUR

2024 – 2027


Advocacy/Awareness raising/Comunication, Capacity building and professional training, Civil society, Environment/Fight against climate change, Granting and Sub-granting, Sustainable development

SDGs Gender Equality SDGs Sustainable cities and communities  SDGs Climate Action




NOPLANETB is a program created to encourage the spread of sustainable lifestyles by financing the best communication, awareness and advocacy initiatives aimed at combating climate change and promoted by small and medium-sized organizations in society, which benefit from a process of strengthening their skills and consolidate and/or expand their network.



4.569.531 EURO

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    alunni della scuola primaria

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