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Press release |

EU ready to finally ban all forced labour products

Europeans demand a trade policy in line with EU values, human dignity and social rights. That is why the European Parliament will adopt two landmark resolutions to ensure respect for human rights in EU trade policy.
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European Union
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News |

Plenary Flash - 6-9 June 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: the Fit for 55 package, Question Time with the Commission on reducing the use of pesticides and strengthening consumer protection, Council and Commission statements on the rule of law and the potential approval of the Polish national Recovery Plan (RRF), Council and Commission statements on global th…
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Covid-19 vaccine/ CC0 Hakan Nural
Event |

Share to prepare : how to vaccinate the world

After 2 years into the pandemic, we still face the urgent need to facilitate global access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and prepare for future pandemics. This webinar will go into the key questions that are now on the table: is the current TRIPS waiver proposal an effective response to the challenge of scaling-up access to COVID …
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Press release |

Generalised Scheme of Preferences: Reform of EU tariff preferences regulation needed in the fight for sustainable development

Today, the Committee on International Trade has adopted a mandate for trilogue negotiations on the reform of the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP). The GSP provides significant tariff reductions to developing countries’ exports to the EU, and is a major opportunity to improve the lives and livelihoods of over 2 billion people. …
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Policy Paper |

Review of the 15-point action plan

The Greens consider that an overhauled trade policy with a review of the TSD chapters at its core should combine rather than juxtapose the goal of optimizing market opportunities with scaling up sustainability practices across the board in conformity with the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Study |

Reducing the true cost of cotton T-shirts

Clothes are a basic human necessity but also a popular form of individual expression. However, the garment industry is also associated with negative impacts on people and the planet. Through this report, the Greens/EFA want to raise awareness, impose high environmental standards, and improve labour conditions in the value chains of the ga…
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News |

Plenary Flash 7 - 10 March 2022

On the agenda of the plenary : the EU's role in a changing world and the security situation of Europe following the Russian aggression and invasion on Ukraine, the deterioration of the situation of refugees as a consequence of the Russian aggression against Ukraine, the report on foreign interference in all democratic processes in the Eur…
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Study |

Towards comprehensive reform of investment protection

This study develops proposals for a reform of EU investment protection agreements and investment protection chapters in EU Free Trade Agreements. It suggests limiting the substance of investment protection to the principles of non-discrimination (national treatment and most favoured nation treatment) and to compensation for expropriation,…
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Press release |

EU Trade policy must prioritise human rights, in Western Sahara and elsewhere

In advance of the forthcoming European Council meeting which takes place tomorrow and Friday in Brussels, MEPs have today been debating the summit's priorities with European Commission President, Ursula Von der Leyen. One of the subjects up for discussion will be EU Trade Policy. EFA Presi...
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Event |

Ending Modern Day Slavery: Towards an EU Import Ban on Forced Labour

Around 25 million people are estimated to be in forced labour around the world. The products they make often land in the European market, and so we unwillingly consume and contribute to this exploitation. But this should not be the case! The European Parliament has called several times for a new EU ...