Posts Tagged ‘European Parliament’

Towards COP21: impacts of climate change

The 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize Award to the European Union

Address by Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council & José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission at the acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize Award to […]

The Euro Crisis

Interview on the Euro Crisis with Sylvie Goulard MEP, by Frank Turner SJ: There has been much recent commentary about the possibility that the Euro might disappear. Even if that […]

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