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An activist’s guide to the EU

19 November 2020

An activist’s guide to the EU

How does the EU impact the world and how can civil society influence EU policies?


The EU has a huge influence over the fate of the world’s forests.

Its trade deals, aid strategies, energy and climate policies, and imports of timber, soy, beef, palm oil and other agricultural commodities all have an impact. On biodiversity, on the fight against climate change, on the state of the world’s forests, and on the lives of the 1.6 billion people who depend on them.

Yet, for most people, it is hard to understand how the EU works.

We therefore produced our second training video, to show you how the EU works. It includes concrete examples of civil society successfully achieving changes that will help to halt deforestation and protect peoples’ rights. It explains how you can do the same.

Midia NINJA and Fern have joined forces to deliver civil society videos giving insights into how the EU machinery works.
The first video looked at the EU-Mercosur trade deal and asked what it means for Brazil”

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Categories: Films, Sustainable Supply Chains, Free Trade Agreements, Forest Governance, Brazil

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