Coverage of JESC Article by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

An article written by a JESC Advocacy team member has been featured in the Weekly Update e-newsletter produced by the international NGO, the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. The article picked […]

Conflict minerals exhibition and roundtable

In response to the European Union’s adoption of legislation on responsible mineral sourcing in March 2017 Africa Europe Faith & Justice Network, JESC, and the Justice and Peace Commission organised a […]

The Rome Treaties, a successful story of friendship and perseverance

Back in 1957, what shape was united Europe going to take? What was the mindset of the leaders of Europe at that time ? We will soon commemorate the 60th […]

You shall not tell lies!

The spread of fake news has made truth and lies an urgent topic of political and social debate. The Association for the German Language chose the new idiom “postfaktisch” (post-truth) […]

Mixed results for legislation on “conflict minerals”

After three years of negotiations, the European Union has finally got round to legislating on conflict minerals.  Definitely a step forward, but not going far enough, writes JESC Advocacy Adviser Emmanuelle […]

Rural depopulation – The harvest is rich but the labourers are few

Responding to ever-louder calls for a radical overhaul of the Common Agricultural Policy (‘CAP’), MEPs have recently voted in favour of measures to help small farmers. In this article, environmental […]

The US elections – a rude awakening in Europe

The election of Donald Trump as the future 45th US President took place on 9 November, 27 years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Does it […]

EU: Conflict Minerals agreement reached

22 November 2016: Following the publication of the EU’s proposed regulation on conflict minerals, JESC together with 27 other faith and civil society groups have issued this Press Release.  EU: […]

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