Posts Tagged ‘Conflict Minerals’

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conférence sur l’initiative européenne sur l’approvisionnement responsable en ressources minérales provenant de zones de conflit et à haut risque

Cela fait maintenant quelques mois depuis que certains membres de la société civile se penchent sur la problématique de l’approvisionnement responsable en ressources minérales provenant de zones de conflit et […]

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