Dialogue Seminar on Climate Change King Leopold's Mines Fuel Poverty Disappointing EU Initiative on conflict resources
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Ensuring robust EU legislation on responsible mineral sourcing

Recommendations to strengthen the European Commission’s proposal for a ‘regulation setting up a Union system for supply chain due diligence self-certification of responsible importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their […]

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Disappointing EU Initiative on conflict resources

An initiative proposed by the European Commission on responsible sourcing of minerals is not strong enough to prevent European companies’ mineral purchases from financing conflict or human rights abuses, and […]

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Fuel Poverty

In its 2007 review of “Housing, Energy and Thermal Comfort,” the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended a minimum temperature of 21°C in living rooms, and 18°C in all other rooms […]

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King Leopold’s mines

In many ways the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is an extraordinary country. It is larger than all the countries of Western Europe put together, and has a population of […]

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Dialogue Seminar on Climate Change

With Article 17 of the Lisbon Treaty elevating dialogue between EU Institutions and churches, religious associations or communities, as well as philosophical and non-confessional organisations from simply ‘good practice’ to a […]

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EU parliamentary mission to the Great Lakes

Towards an EU initiative on responsible sourcing of minerals originating from conflict and high-risk areas The European Commission will soon propose a legislative initiative on responsible sourcing of minerals originating […]

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Strategies to confront Extreme Poverty in Europe

Contrary to popular imagination, not all politics is immediately and continuously conflictual. It is possible in all parliaments to cooperate across the lines of party or group ideology. In the […]

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New EU law to stop natural resource trade fuelling conflict

A coalition of 59 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) is calling on the European Commission to pass a strong law to prevent European businesses fuelling conflict and human rights abuses through their […]

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Eurojess 2013: Secularisation in Europe

Eurojess is a network of Jesuits, and of our collaborators in our social centres and social institutes. Each two years Eurojess holds a congress, to which is also invited other […]

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A Framework for the EU’s future Climate and Energy Policy

The publication of the Green Paper “A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies” marked the launch of a public consultation seeking input from Member States, other EU institutions and […]