European Union

Frontiers of fear

TweetSince January 2015, it is estimated that 2000 people have died by drowning in the Mediterranean Sea whilst trying to reach Europe.  Dozens more suffer major injuries in their attempts […]

Mitigation or how to limit the impacts of climate change

TweetIn 2013 the European Environment Agency (EEA) announced that Europe had already reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 19% with reference to the 1990 level, but this reduction is […]

Comment vivons nous le contexte de la Grèce d’aujourd’hui?

TweetNous sommes un groupe de personnes, jésuites et laïcs, résidant à Athènes concernées par la crise sociale et économique qui frappe la Grèce depuis six ans. La Grèce: ce pays […]

Call for an European mobilization for water

TweetCitizens coming from all over Europe, representing the nearly two million people that supported the first successful European Citizen’s Initiative for the Right to Water, have come to demonstrate on […]

Towards COP21: impacts of climate change

TweetThe next UN Conference on Climate Change, COP 21, will open in Paris on 30 November 2015. A lot is expected of this Conference as it is the decisive moment […]

Climate Change: a critical time

TweetThe agenda for the climate change discussions is taking shape in the midst of important developments. The next COP 21 will be a crucial moment for courageous political decisions. The […]

Ensuring robust EU legislation on responsible mineral sourcing

TweetRecommendations 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 […]

Disappointing EU Initiative on conflict resources

TweetAn 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 […]

[metaslider id=1374]