Posts Tagged ‘European Parliament’

The Rome Treaties, a successful story of friendship and perseverance

TweetBack 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 […]

EU: Conflict Minerals agreement reached

Tweet22 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: […]

Brexit – A schism for Europe

Tweet “The curtain is closed while all questions remain open” – this Bertolt Brecht quote aptly sums up the situation after the UK’s referendum on 23 June. By a narrow […]

Poor agreement on the European Regulation of Responsible Sourcing

TweetThe European Institutions – Commission, Council and Parliament – have reached an agreement on the so-called “Conflict Minerals” Regulation last Wednesday.  Civil society organisations, both  in Europe and in the […]

EU fails its responsibility on responding to migrant crisis

TweetThe massive flow of migrants has induced the EU to forge a controversial agreement with Ankara to send to the neighboring country migrants who arrive in the Greek islands, even […]

EP amendments establish red lines with regard to the TTIP

TweetThe Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership aims at integrating the European Union and the United States the largest trade agreement in the world. The formal negotiations for this ambitious Treaty […]

UK dilemma after Cameron’s victory

TweetOne way to interpret the UK General Election of May 2015 is that some kind of status quo has been restored. The coalition of 2010 to 2015, between the Conservatives […]

EU treads a tightrope dealing with Juncker plan

TweetThe European Parliament (EP) discussed last month, April 20th, the European Strategic Investment Fund (EFSI) known as the core of the Plan Juncker, but it rejected it because of the […]

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