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Commission’s trade sanctions proposal falls short
Today, the European Commission released a proposal for improving the implementation and enforcement of environmental and labour provisions in the European Union’s (EU) Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). For the first time, the...
EU Commission reprimanded for failure to consider environmental, social impacts of South American trade deal
Environmental and human rights organisations have welcomed today’s European Ombudsman finding of maladministration by the Commission. It found that the Commission failed to complete a timely assessment of the social and...
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...
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...
EU-Mercosur deal sacrifices forests and rights on the altar of trade
Brussels – Twenty years of free trade negotiations between the European Union (EU) and the South American trade bloc known as Mercosur have resulted in a deal which will have devastating consequences for the climate.
340+ organisations call on the EU to immediately halt trade negotiations with Brazil
June 18, 2019, Brussels - In an open letter published today, over 340 civil society organisations are demanding that the European Union immediately halt free trade agreement negotiations with the Mercosur bloc (Brazil, Argentina,...
Press release: 87 per cent of Europeans support new laws to combat global deforestation, new poll shows
Brussels / 21 May 2019 – An overwhelming majority of Europeans want new laws to ensure that the food they eat and the products they buy don’t drive global deforestation, according to a YouGov poll released today.
International coalition calls for the EU to end its role in the assault on the Amazon
Brussels, Wednesday, April 10 - On Jair Bolsonaro’s 100th day in office, an international coalition of NGOs – including a group representing more than 300 Brazilian indigenous groups – have called for the European Union (EU) to...