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EU fails its responsibility on responding to migrant crisis

The massive flow of migrants has induced the EU to forge a controversial agreement with Ankara to send to the neighboring country migrants who...

Global response to Laudato si’

The Encyclical Laudato si’ by Pope Francis published in June has had an amazing effect beyond the boundaries of the Catholic Church. Politicians, scientists, academics...

EP amendments establish red lines with regard to the TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership aims at integrating the European Union and the United States the largest trade agreement in the world. The...

UK dilemma after Cameron’s victory

One way to interpret the UK General Election of May 2015 is that some kind of status quo has been restored. The coalition of...

EU treads a tightrope dealing with Juncker plan

The European Parliament (EP) discussed last month, April 20th, the European Strategic Investment Fund (EFSI) known as the core of the Plan Juncker, but...

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...

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...

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...