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17 August 2017

EU: Reports find workers from eastern Europe face low wages & exploitative working conditions

Author: Ana Maria Dima, Opendemocracy

"The other side of Europe: the exploitation of Romanian workers in the EU", 18 May 2017...

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10 August 2017

Experts warn rise of electric cars could lead to a battery waste problem; batteries also risk giving off toxic gases

Author: Joey Gardiner, The Guardian

The drive to replace polluting petrol and diesel cars with a new breed of electric vehicles has gathered momentum in recent weeks. But there is an unanswered environmental question at the heart of the electric car movement: what on earth to do with...

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1 August 2017

Land grabbing & human rights: Report examines role of European corporate & financial entities

In May 2016 the report "Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union" was published on behalf of the European Parliament. The report examines cases of land...

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1 August 2017
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Im Mai 2016 wurde im Auftrag des Europäischen Parlaments die Studie „Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union“ veröffentlicht. Die Publikation dokumentiert...

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1 August 2017
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Author: Jennifer Nicolay (Umweltdialog)

"Bericht zeigt die Fortschritte im Kampf gegen Sklaverei", 28 Juni 2017...

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24 July 2017

NGOs urge EU member states & institutions to update export control framework of surveillance equipment to uphold human rights obligations

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21 July 2017
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Author: Benjamin Polle, Jeune Afrique

"Embargo sur les diamants centrafricains : maintien des sanctions de l’UE contre Badica et Kardiam", 20 juillet 2017...

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18 July 2017
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Author: Le Point (France)

« Perturbateurs endocriniens : l'UE franchit un cap, mais ne satisfait personne, 4 juillet 2017 »...

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13 July 2017

Press release: NGO welcomes recommendations by Expert Group on Sustainable Finance but regrets lack of reference to human rights

Author: ShareAction

ShareAction welcomes the release of the interim report by the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. The re-framing of the purpose of the financial system, which forms the core of the report, is a vital shift in the conversation surrounding...

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12 July 2017
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