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19 December 2017

EU allegedly seeks to defund further meetings of UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed business & human rights treaty

Author: Transnational Institute

According to our sources, the European Union (EU) delegation to the United Nations General Assembly’s Fifth Committee, which deals with budgetary matters, is trying to eliminate the financing of the Human Rights Council’s intergovernmental working...

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12 December 2017

EU launches Coal Regions in Transition Platform to ensure sustainable & fair transition

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8 December 2017

EU: New reports by civil society & business analyse Member State implementation of the Non-financial Reporting Directive

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4 December 2017

Poland: Conference on Sustainable Supply Chains highlights measures by Polish cos to address human rights issues

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28 November 2017
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Author: Julia Bingler, Tagesspiegel

Das Pariser Abkommen zum Klimaschutz verpflichtet die Staatenwelt nicht nur, die Erderwärmung abzubremsen, indem weniger Treibhausgase ausgestoßen werden. Es verpflichtet sie auch, alle Finanzflüsse mit den Klimazielen in Einklang zu bringen. Doch gab...

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26 November 2017
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Author: Onda Fuerteventura (España)

“La precaria situación de las kellys de Fuerteventura llega a Bruselas”, 24 de Noviembre de 2017...

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14 November 2017

EU: Member states agree on five-year renewal period for glyphosate despite warnings of negative health effects

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11 November 2017

EU delays climate action for international flights

Author: Carbon Market Watch

"EU delays climate action for international flights," 19 Oct 2017...

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8 November 2017

EU: German car manufacturers unveil new car emission targets to EU commission

Author: EUObserver

EU commission resilience to German lobbying is being tested on Wednesday as the executive unveils new car emissions targets. Earlier drafts of its proposal said upto 20 percent of EU car maker's models should be electric vehicles and that 10 percent...

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6 November 2017

UN Special Rapporteur on Toxic Wastes warns EU of negative effects of glyphosates on children's health

Author: Baskut Tuncak for The Guardian

...Two weeks ago, some European countries blocked the attempt to give glyphosate a new 10-year licence. This decision is about much more than one pesticide. It’s a welcome sign that EU member states might be more vigilant in performing their duty to...

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