Campaigning against ‘conflict’ minerals

The dark histories of some of the shiny items adorning our bodies has been popularised by recent Hollywood films and celebrity-backed campaigns. This has permitted the concepts of ‘conflict’ diamonds […]

Financial Transaction Tax: Has the Time Come?

The FTT has been under discussion for more than 5 years now. After such a long process, will an agreement be reached or will it fall at the last hurdle? […]

Getting together one year on: Celebrating the memory of British MP Jo Cox

June marks the first anniversary since the murder of the gifted social justice campaigner and British MP, Jo Cox. A series of events are planned to celebrate what unites communities. […]

France chooses Europe

The European anthem “Ode to Joy” resounded as newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron walked into the Louvre courtyard to address his supporters. In Brussels, this election result was greeted with huge […]

A first step in the fight against conflict minerals

On 3 April 2017, the European Council formally adopted a regulation on the responsible supply of minerals which had previously been approved by the European Parliament on 16 March 2017.  […]

New spring in Europe?

In recent months a range of initiatives have emerged that actively support the European Union. Is this a sign that the EU’s identity crisis is coming to an end? At […]

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 […]

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