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Author: Carbon Market Watch
"EU delays climate action for international flights," 19 Oct 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
EU commission resilience to German lobbying is being tested on Wednesday as the executive unveils new car emissions targets. Earlier drafts of its proposal said upto 20 percent of EU car maker's models should be electric vehicles and that 10 percent...
UN Special Rapporteur on Toxic Wastes warns EU of negative effects of glyphosates on children's health
Author: Baskut Tuncak for The Guardian
...Two weeks ago, some European countries blocked the attempt to give glyphosate a new 10-year licence. This decision is about much more than one pesticide. It’s a welcome sign that EU member states might be more vigilant in performing their duty to...
Author: Fédération internationale des ligues de droits de l’Homme (FIDH)
« Les États doivent s’engager pour un traité historique aux Nations Unies », 19 octobre 2017...
Proposed business & human rights treaty should include States’ obligation to facilitate victims’ access to justice
See also FIDH reflections on a UN binding intrument on business & human rights here.
EU: Roadmap of 10 areas for action to ensure private sector contributes to UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda