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Mercosur disarray exposes EU Trade policy weakness
Germany has at last acknowledged that the EU-Mercosur deal is toxic, joining a growing number of Member States (Austria, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg) that have expressed concerns – and also revealing the...
Consultas da UE e do Reino Unido sobre Cadeias de Abastecimento
A sociedade civil da América Latina, África e Sudeste Asiático é convidada a participar num encontro online em inglês, espanhol, português ou francês informando sobre como contribuir para as consultas da UE e do Reino Unido sobre...
Tackling deforestation through EU due diligence: lessons and proposals from Brazil
The webinar will discuss how to trace Brazilian agricultural exports to the EU and how a deforestation and land rights observatory could help EU companies perform due diligence to remove deforestation and human rights violations...
EU-Mercosur trade deal: What it means for Brazil?
Brazil's environmental policies affect some of the world’s most important forests and can have a devastating effect on the traditional communities that live in and off them. This has a knock-on effect on the climate, our planet,...
Compelling new evidence shows the EU’s entanglement with illegal deforestation for soy and cattle farming in Brazil
Since taking office in January 2019, President Jair Bolsonaro has waged a relentless campaign against Brazil’s environmental laws and the rights of its Indigenous Peoples.
This assault helped paved the way for the fires that tore...
Provedor de Justiça Europeu: Comissão precisará responder por que não considerou os impactos ambientais e sociais do acordo comercial sul-americano
O Provedor de Justiça Europeu abriu um inquérito sobre o acordo comercial da Comissão da União Europeia com o grupo "Mercosul" de países da América do Sul.
O inquérito foi aberto em resposta a uma queixa apresentada por diversas...
Bolsonaro’s Brazil: A Pariah State?
Time overdue for the EU to end its role in Brazil’s environmental and social crimes
Direct threat to Indigenous territories of Mato Grosso and Brazil
Cuiabá, June, 22nd 2020
Civil society organisations are concerned about Brazilian State Bill 17/2020, proposed by the governor of Mato Grosso, Mauro Mendes. Contradicting the federal legislation, this Bill authorises the...
Annual Report 2019
The world’s forests, and the rights of many who depend on them, remained under assault in 2019.
These attacks came from many directions: from the erosion of environmental and human rights protections in Brazil under President Jair Bolsonaro, to the Amazon fires; from the EU’s devastating bioenergy policy, to its raft of Free Trade Agreements with forested countries to increase our insatiable consumption of products that drive deforestation; from a lack of secure tenure rights for people depending on forests for their survival, to failures of transparency and accountability in the forest sector…
A União Europeia não levou na devida consideração os impactos ambientais e sociais do acordo comercial com a América do Sul: queixa é apresentada
A Comissão Europeia ignorou sua obrigação legal de garantir que o acordo comercial com o grupo “Mercosul” de países da América do Sul não gere degradação social, econômica e ambiental e violações de direitos humanos, destaca uma...