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20 March 2020

EU: Google responds to workers’ request to establish a worker council

Author: Daphne Leprince-Ringuet, ZD Net

“Amid growing employee activism, Google agrees to set up a workers council in Europe”, 19 March 2020...

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18 March 2020

As EU borders close to fight COVID-19 spread, frontier workers feel the pain

Author: Nik Martin, DW

As EU borders are shut, frontier workers feel the pain, 12 March 2020 ...

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17 March 2020

Commentary: COVID-19 outbreak highlights need for protection of human rights online & scrutiny of internet service providers

Author: Marta Achler, European Center for Not-For-Profit Law

“COVID-19 responses - why we need to protect the human right to act and assemble online”, 13 March 2020...

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9 March 2020

EU Commission proposes legislation to enshrine commitment to climate-neutrality by 2050 amid criticism over lack of interim 2030 target

On 4 March 2020, the EU Commission presented a proposal to enshrine in lawn the EU's commitment to be climate neutral by 2050, and launched a public consultation on the future European Climate Pact. Environmental activists have criticised the proposal...

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9 March 2020

EU Commission unveils Gender Equality Strategy

Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, the EU Commission released its Gender Equality Strategy, outlining actions for the next five years, including, among others, ending gender-based violence, also online, and ensuring equal participation and...

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28 February 2020
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27 February 2020

ECCJ publishes legal brief on minimum provisions EU mandatory due diligence legislation should include

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)

"EU Model Legislation on Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights and the Environment - ECCJ Legal Brief", 26 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

EU Commission releases study on options for regulating due diligence

The research highlights that:...

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24 February 2020

EU Commission sets out data strategy & AI white paper as civil society calls for lawmakers to put human rights at centre of digital policies

On 19 February 2020, the EU Commission presented a first set of proposals for its digital policy strategy, including documents outlining its data strategy and an AI white paper. Top-line proposals include:...

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22 February 2020

EU accepts free trade agreement with Vietnam despite the country's poor human rights record

Author: David Hutt, Asia Times

"EU puts riches over rights in Vietnam trade deal", 13 February 2020...

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